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Miscellaneous

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Common name: Silver Dollar.

Species: Metynnis hypsauchen.

Habitat: South America.

Potential size: 15cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful fish suitable for nearly all large fish community aquariums. Will eat plants.

Food: Flake, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£5.95

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Common name: Striped Headstander.

Species: Anostomus Anostomus.

Habitat: Venezuela, Columbia.

Potential size: 18cm.

Social behaviour: A lively, peaceful community fish. Can be kept as a single specimen or in groups.

Food: Flake, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£15.95

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Common name: Three-Spot Headstander.

Species: Pseudanos trimaculatus.

Habitat: South America.

Potential size: 12.5cm.

Social behaviour: A boisterous, but generally peaceful community fish, suitable for any large fish community aquarium.

Food: Flake, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£7.95

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Common name: Marble Hatchetfish.

Species: Carnegiella strigata.

Habitat: Found throughout Amazonian Bolivia, Brazil, Peru and Colombia plus the Río Orinoco system in Venezuela.

Potential size: 4cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, frozen food, live food etc.

£3.95

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Common name: Dwarf Pencilfish.

Species: Nannostomus marginatus.

Habitat: Brazil, Columbia, Peru.

Potential size: 5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 4 or 5+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£3.95

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Common name: Silver Dollar.

Species: Metynnis hypsauchen.

Habitat: South America.

Potential size: 15cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful fish suitable for nearly all large fish community aquariums. Will eat plants.

Food: Flake, frozen food, live food etc.

£18.95

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Common Name: African Knifefish.

Species: Xenomystus nigri.

Habitat: Zaire, Gabon & Niger.

Potential Size: 30cm.

Social Behaviour: The fish school when young but as adults become loners. Generally peaceful towards other fish. Keep with other medium to large fish.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£11.95

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Common name: Gold Ring Butterfly Sucker.

Species: Sewellia lineolata.

Habitat: Vietnam.

Potential size: 6.5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Needs a temperature of between 68 - 75F (20 - 23.8C), excellent water-flow and aeration, Numerous rocky hiding places and smooth pebbles and boulders to graze over.

Food: Algae, flake, wafers, tablets, frozen food etc.

 

£9.95

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Common name: Ternetz's Anostomus.

Species: Anostomus ternetzi.

Habitat: South America.

Potential size: 15cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish, for medium to large fish community aquariums.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£8.95

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Common name: Three-Lined Pencilfish.

Species: Nannostomus trifasciatus.

Habitat: Brazil.

Potential size: 5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 3 or 4+.

Food: Flake, frozen food, live food etc.

£2.95

Common name: Sumatran Red Neon Goby.

Species: Stiphodon sp.

Habitat: South East Asia.

Potential size: 7.5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Provide well oxygenated, fast flowing water. 

Food: Algae, wafers, tablets etc.

 

£8.95

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Common name: Sumatran Blue-Cobalt Goby.

Species: Stiphodon atropurpureus.

Habitat: Sumatra.

Potential size: 5cm.

Social behaviour: Suitable for small fish community aquaria.

Food: Flake, wafers, tablets etc.

£9.95

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Common name: Peacock Goby.

Species: Tateurndina ocellicauda.

Habitat: New Guinea.

Potentail size: 7.5cm.

Social behaviour: Generally peaceful, may occasionally fin nip.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£5.95

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Common name: Spot-Fin Hatchetfish.

Species: Thoracocharax stellatus.

Habitat: Colombia: Forest streams & tributaries with an abundance of surface vegetation.

Potential size: 7.5cm (usually smaller in aquariums).

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 3 or 4+.

Food: Flake, frozen food, live food etc.

£3.95

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Common name: Sumatran Blue Belly Eye Spot Goby.

Species: Stiphodon sp.

Habitat: Mentawai Island.

Potential size: 7.5cm.

Social behaviour: Peaceful community fish. Provide an aquarium with well oxygenated flowing water & plenty of smooth sided rocks or boulders.

Food: Flake, wafers, tablets etc.

£7.95

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Common name: Golden Pencilfish.

Species: Nannostomus beckfordi.

Habitat: South America: Native to the rivers of Guyana, south to the Amazon Basin & up to the Negro River.

Potential size: 6.4cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 4 or 5+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£2.95

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Common name: Spotted Silver Dollar.

Species: Metynnis lippincottianus.

Habitat: Amazon River Basin.

Potential size: 12.5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful, lively fish. Should be kept in groups of 5 or 6+ with other species of a similar size and nature. Will eat plants.

Food: Flake, frozen food, live food etc.

£5.95

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Common name: Coral Red Pencilfish.

Species: Nannostomus mortenthaleri.

Habitat: Peru: Known only from parts of the Rio Nanay. Found in forest streams & tributaries. Very rarely imported.

Potential size: 4cm.

Social behaviour: Generally a peaceful community fish. Rival males are territorial with one another, but in a heavily planted aquarium any serious damage can usually be avoided.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£10.95

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Common name: Sulawesi Ricefish / Daisy's Ricefish.

Species: Oryzias woworae.

Habitat: Described from a single locality, a stream named Mata aiv Fotuno in Parigi district on the island of Manu: South east Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Potential size: 3cm.

Social behaviour: An active, peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+ in a species or small community fish aquarium.

Food: Flake, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£4.95

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Common name: Redhook.

Species: Myloplus rubripinnis.

Habitat: South America.

Potential size: 25cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful fish suitable for nearly all large fish community aquariums. Best kept in groups of 5 or more. Will eat plants.

Food: Flake, veggie matter, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£19.95

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Common name: Hockeystick Pencilfish.

Species: Nannostomus eques.

Habitat: South America. Inhabits sluggish tributaries, small rivers, and swampy zones, especially in areas where aquatic vegetation grows densely or with submerged woody structures and leaf litter.

Potential size: 3.5cm.

Social behaviour: Very peaceful schooling fish, best kept in groups of 5 or 6+. Ideal for the small-fish communtiy aquarium.

Food: Flake, micro-granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£2.95

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Common name: Steel-Blue Killifish.

Species: Fundulopanchax gardneri.

Habitat: Africa; Nigeria and Cameroon. Inhabits creeks, swamps, streams and pools in humid, forested, highland savannah and areas of rainforest.

Potential size: 5-5.5cm.

Social behaviour: A robust killi that can be kept with other fish of a similar size and nature. Males can be aggressive toward one another but provided the aquarium contains sufficient refuges a group can normally be maintained together.

Food: Flake, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£5.95

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Common name: Red-chinned Panchax.

Species: Epiplatys dageti.

Habitat: Africa; South-Western Ghana, Southern Ivory Coast and Southern Liberia.

Potential size: 5cm.

Social behaviour: Peaceful with other species and can make an excellent resident of the well-chosen community aquarium. Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£5.95

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Common name: Spotted Metynnis.

Species: Metynnis maculatus.

Habitat: South America.

Potential size: 15cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful, lively fish. Should be kept in groups of 5 or 6+ with other species of a similar size and nature. Will eat plants.

Food: Flake, frozen food, live food etc.

£5.95

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Common name: Gold Lyretail Killi 'Cape Lopez'

Species: Aphyosemion australe

Habitat: Described from ‘Cap Gentil’, now known as Cape Lopez, close to the mouth of the Ogooué River, Gabon and is distributed in lowland areas along much of the country’s coastline plus that of Congo which borders Gabon to the south.

Potential size: 5-6cm.

Social behaviour: A. australe can be kept in a community setup provided tankmates are chosen with care. It’s a very peaceful, shy species and will easily be outcompeted by more vigorous fish. Good choices include small characins, rasboras and dwarf cichlids, peaceful catfish such as Corydoras sp., small Loricariids and some Anabantoids.

Food: Flake, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£17.90 / pair(s)

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