Persian Killifish (Aphanius mento)

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Persian Killifish

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Persian Killifish

Aphanius mento

57 Litres (15 US G.)

4-5 cm (1.6-2")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.0 - 8.0

10 -25 °C (50-77°F)

3-15 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

2-3 years

Family

Cyprinodontidae





Additional names

Persian Killifish

Additional scientific names

Lebias mento, Cyprinodon mento, Aphanius alexandri


Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

An aggressive fin nipper best kept in species tanks, not suitable for community set ups.

Diet

These fish are fed best with live/frozen foods, such as brine shrimp, bloodworms and daphnia.

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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