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Fundulopanchax gardneri Misaje

Male
Fundulopanchax gardneri Misaje
Latin Name: Fundulopanchax gardneri Misaje, AKA Fundulopanchax nigerianus Misaje

Origin: West Africa, Nigeria

Size: 2½ inch (6 cm)

Suggested Minimum Tank Size:
2 gallons

Preferred Temperature:
68-80°F (20-27°C)
 
Sexual Differences: Males more colorful

Special Considerations:
 
What a beautiful fish!
Most Killifish including Fundulopanchax gardneri Misaje prefer live or frozen foods. This fish is an egglayer with a 14 to 21 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.

Egg incubation can be from 2 weeks to 6 weeks depending on temperature and whether you keep them in a moist soil medium or in water. Fry can be fed baby brine shrimp upon hatching.
This is an excellent Killifish for beginners.
 
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