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Poropanchax normani

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Poropanchax normani The blue

Poropanchax normani The blue 'lamp' over the eye is never as bright in photographs as it is in real life

Current Scientific Name: Poropanchax normani
Known Strains:no records

Poropanchax normani

Poropanchax normani

Have you had any experience breeding this species? Why not fill in a species questionaire. 3 other fishkeepers sucessfully bred this species and left a reports, their results are sumarised below

Peat (or similar) spawning substrate (33%)
Adult fish removed from tank (67%)

Water Conditions:
Moderately soft and acidic (33%)
Moderately hard and alkaline (67%)

16-19C (33%)
24-27C (67%)

Read the full breeding report(s) for Poropanchax normani

Poropanchax normani

Poropanchax normani

This small lampeye is widespread in Western and Central Africa, and is also widely available to the aquarium trade

A very peaceful species that can not hold its own at feeding time against more aggressive fish. It will thrive on a varied diet, including newly hatched artemia, even as an adult.


Poropanchax normani

Poropanchax normani

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