Red-striped Killifish

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Common name: Red-striped Killifish.

Species: Aphyosemion striatum.

Habitat: Gabon, western Africa. Inhabits perennial lowland (coastal) rainforest streams, pools and freshwater swamps.

Potential size: 5-5.5cm.

Social behaviour: A. striatum can be kept in a community arrangement provided tankmates are chosen with care. This is a very peaceful, relatively shy species and will easily be out-competed by more vigorous fishes. Ideal choices include tetras, cyprinids, dwarf cichlids, Corydoras catfishes, small Loricariids and peaceful Anabantoids which grow large enough to avoid being eaten.

Food: Flake, frozen food, live food etc.


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