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Aphyosemion splendopleure

Male
Aphyosemion splendopleure
Latin Name:
Aphyosemion splendopleure

Origin: Cameroon Africa

Size: 2 inch (5 cm)

Suggested Minimum Tank Size:
2 gallons

Preferred Temperature:
68-80°F (20-27°C)
 
Special Considerations:
 
A beautiful and mild-mannered Killifish.
Males will spar, and put on a good show, but no actual damage is usually done.
Aphyosemion splendopleure prefers live or frozen foods. This fish is an plant spawning egglayer with a 14 day incubation period. You can usually raise some fry in the same tank with the adults, this is very possible if you add a squirt of baby brine shrimp into the tank from time to time.

Fry can be fed baby brine shrimp upon hatching. You can raise a fair amount of fry right in the tank with the adults. Heavy planting will help in this endeavor
This is an excellent Killifish for beginners.
 
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