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Butterfly Goodeid


Butterfly Goodeid


Family: Goodeidae
Species: Ameca splendens
Common Name: Butterfly Goodeid
Size: Males up to 3 in (8 cm) females larger.
Habitat: North America: Streams and rivers in the central highlands of Mexico.
Min Tank Size: 20 gallon.
Diet: Omnivorous eats live, flake, wafer, or frozen foods easily, will snack on live plants and veggies.
Behavior: Peaceful.
Water: Temperature range 79 to 90°F (26 to 32°C) pH range: 6.0 8.0; dH range: 9 - 19.
Care: Easy, keep in well planted tanks with lots of hiding areas.
Communities: Good.
Suitability: A great beginners Goodeid.

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