Scientific Name: Peckoltia sp. (L205)
Please note – The image used above is for illustration purposes only; Size, colour and sex may vary. Many of our livestock species are sold as juveniles and have not yet reached their full size and colour potential. If you have any concerns about the size or colour of the livestock you wish to order, please contact our livestock team via our support centre before placing your order. Due to the large quantities of livestock orders daily, the livestock team will are unable to select fish / shrimp to meet specific gender or aesthetic needs.
Approximate purchase size: 5-7cm
All Pond Solutions will always endeavour to supply as close to the approximate size range as possible. Due to variations from suppliers on rare occasions this may not always be possible. Images used are to show the full potential of the fish when fully mature and are not always representative of juvenile specimens.
How easy are they to care for?
We would class this as an easy care fish.
How large can they grow?
Where in the world are they from?
What is the ideal number to keep together?
Can be kept by themselves or in groups.
What water conditions do they require?
Should be kept in water that is between 26-30°c with a pH of 5.5 - 7.5
What should you feed them?
Omnivorous; will happily accept a varied diet of sinking pellets and algae pellets.
How compatible are they with other fish?
Peaceful - will not be aggressive towards tankmates
Can they be bred in captivity?
There are many reports of this species being bred in captivity.