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Aphyosemion australe

Family: Nothobranchiidae
Species: Aphyosemion australe
Common Name: Lyretail panchax, Chocolate Lyretail
Size: Up to 2.3 inches (6.0cm)
Min Tank Size: 10 gallons.
Habitat: Africa: Angola, Gabon, Cameroon and Congo.
Diet: Omnivorous, will accept most flake foods, frozen and freeze-dried. Small live is best.
Behavior: Peaceful.
Water: pH 6.0 to 7.0 dH 5 to 12°, Temperature range 70°- 75°F (21° to 24°C)
Care: Easy, but can be very timid with larger or more active tankmates.
Communities: Excellent, keep with other small fish.
Suitability: Excellent.
Note: This is not an annual species and can live up to three years.

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