Species Care

APHYOSEMION AUSTRALE CHOCOLATE

Aphyosemion australe

Keeping Snapshot:
DOWNLOAD THIS CARE SHEET Preferred Water Parameters:
  • Temperature: 21-25 degrees celsius
  • pH Level: 6.0-7.0
  • General Hardness: Soft

Range: Gabon, Angola, Cameroon

Reproduction: Substrate spawner: eggs laid on plants or in substrate and usually hatch in about 14 days. First foods for fry: vinegar eels, baby brine shrimp, microworms.

Feeding: Carnivorous. Prefers live foods, but also usually accepts frozen foods and dry foods.

Additional Comments: Prefers a planted tank and looks best against a darker substrate. Use a tight fitting cover as all Killifish are expert jumpers. Keep either in a single species tank or with similar sized peaceful species. Males are more colourful and have longer fins.

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