Celebes Halfbeak (Nomorhamphus liemi)

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Celebes Halfbeak

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Nomorhamphus liemi

Moderate

sg

1 - 1.015

pH

6 - 8

[[Minimum temperature::22 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::27 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

5-12 °d

1:3 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

2-3 years

Family

Hemiramphidae

This animal is available captive bred



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Additional names

Additional scientific names

Nomorhamphus liemi liemi, Nomorhamphus liemi snijdersi


Origin

Asia in Celebes, Indonesia.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

A very good community fish, but do NOT put 2 males in the same tank as they will fight. Otherwise, relatively peaceful with other non-predatory fish like Platys, Guppies, and Corydoras.

Diet

The Celebes Halfbeak is an omnivore and will eat insects, crustaceans and flake food.

Feeding regime

Feed 2-3 times a day.

Environment Specifics

The Celebes Halfbeak will accept a wide variety of environments, but it would be appreciated if you added some decorations.

Behaviour

Generally a peaceful fish, but don't put 2 or more males together, or they will end up killing each other.

Identification

Very similar to its relatives, the Wrestling Halfbeak and Needle Nose Gar, which have slender bodies and a sharp snout sticking out.

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