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Detailed Ranges.
Elephant nose





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Biotope:


Slow moving dark water with lots of submerged bog wood from Cameroon to Nigeria.


Family: MORMYRIDAE
Species: Gnathonemus petersii
Common Name: Elephant nose
Size: up to 13 inches.(35cm)
Habitat: Africa, Nigeria, Cameroons and Zaire
Diet: Omnivorous, preferslive food but can learn to accept flake and frozen
Behavior: peaceful
Water: pH 6.0 to 7.0, dH to 12o, temperature 72 to 82f
Care: medium
Communities: good.
Suitability: not for the novice. One of the electric fish, its' pulses increase with degrading water quality



 


 

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