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Micropanchax macrophthalmus


Family: Poeciliidae
Species: Micropanchax macrophthalmus
Common Name: Lampeye panchax
Size: Up to 1.5 inches (4cm)
Min Tank Size: 5 gallons.
Habitat: Africa: Southern Benin, southern Nigeria and southwestern Cameroon.
Diet: Omnivorous. Flakes, frozen, live.
Behavior: Peaceful to others aggressive to each other.
Water: Temperature 72-79°F (22-26°C), ph 6.0-8.0, dH: 5-12.
Care: Difficult to maintain.
Communities: Best in a species tank. Good but can be shy.
Suitability: Medium to advanced experience.
Note: They are not an annual species.

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