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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: 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.

 

£4.95

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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: 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: 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.

 

£9.95

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Common name: Golden Pencilfish 'Red'.

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.

 

£3.95

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Common name: Australian Empire Gudgeon.

Species: Hypseleotris compressa.

Habitat: Australia & Papua New Guinea.

Potential size: 10cm.

Social behaviour: Ideal species for harder water aquariums. Hypseleotris compressa is not especially aggressive, although it will eat any fish small enough to fit into its mouth. Good tankmates include Rainbowfish & Livebearers. 

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

 

£15.95

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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.

 

£5.95

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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.

 

£9.95

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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.

 

£9.95

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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.

£9.95

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Common Name: Half-banded Spiny Eel.

Species: Macrognathus circumcinctus.

Habitat: Southeast Asia; Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Indonesia.

Potential Size: 20cm.

Social Behaviour: Generally peaceful but can be aggressive towards conspecifics. Small fish may be taken so only combine with appropriately sized tank-mates.

Food: Bloodworm, Tubifex, Brineshrimp etc.

£9.95

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Common Name: Black Ghost Knifefish.

Species: Apteronotus albifrons.

Habitat: South America: Venezuela to Paraguay and Paraná rivers. Also in the Amazon Basin of Peru. Occurs in rapidly flowing waters of creeks with a sandy bottom.

Potential Size: 50cm.

Social Behaviour: Although timid they are aggressive to their own kind but can be housed with other large peaceful fish such as Angelfish, Discus and Gourami. Nocturnal. 

Food: A micropredator. Much of its natural diet is insect larvae. Besides live foods, you should offer various frozen, freeze-dried, and pellet foods.

£12.95

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Common name: Golden Striped Headstander.

Species: Anostomus ternetzi.

Habitat: South America; Brazil, French Guyana, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela.

Potential size: 10-12cm.

Social behaviour: Generally peaceful, best combined with species of a similar size and nature. Can be kept as a single specimen or in groups of 5-6+.

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

 

£11.95

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Common name: Purple Pencilfish.

Species: Nannostomus rubrocaudatus.

Habitat: Western Peru, near the foothills of the Andes mountains.

Potential size: 3cm.

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

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

£15.95

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Common name: Rainbow Goby.

Species: Stiphodon ornatus.

Habitat: Indonesia; Sumatra. Found in clear, well oxygenated waters that contains boulders and rocks covered in algae and biofilm which provides their food source.

Potential size: 6-7cm.

Social behaviour: Peaceful community fish. Provide plenty of boulders and rocks to aid algae growth for food. 

Food: Algae, wafers, some meaty foods, frozen etc.

£11.95

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