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APHYOSEMION SCHEELI

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APHYOSEMION SCHEELI

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 5-6 cm
Temperament: Peaceful, males territorial to rivals.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 21-25 degrees celsius
pH Level: 6.0-7.0
General Hardness: Soft

 

Range

South-east Nigeria

 

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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Disclaimer : The information provided here is of a general nature only. There are site specific factors that are not addressed here that may also affect the health and well being of your fish, as such Coburg Aquarium will not be held liable for the performance of your fish.