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SPECIAL!! fish for sale are approx 4 - 5cm

Peaceful and unproblematic fish, suitable for community tanks and show tanks with easy to stress fish like Discus or Angel Fish, as well as other bottom-dwelling fish. May become a bit pushy during feeding time, or if not enough hiding places are offered, but if the tank is properly aqua scaped it is not aggressive, even towards its own kind.

Scientific Name: Peckoltia sp. (L140)
Common Name: Big Band Tiger
Size: 100mm or 3.9? SL.
Sexing: Males have small teeth-like odontodes on the front of pectorall fins and the back half of the body, Females lack these and have a wider body behind the pectoral fins when viewed from above.
Distribution: South America, Brazil, Rio Tapajos, Amazon river.
Temperature: 23.0-27.0°C
pH: 5.8 to 7.0.
Diet: Omnivore
Aquarium compatibility: A smaller placid fish that can be combined with a very wide array of other fish except very large cichlids.

The Tiger Big Banded Peckoltia is a nonviolent fish and has a maximum body length ranging from 3 inches to 4 inches. This is a wonderful variety of fish that is a great algae eating variety that consumes the algae in the tank and assists to maintain the tank clean. In fact, this is an ideal fish variety to maintain in community tanks for having better control over the algae. Please read the questions and answers for this listing.
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  • Seller location: Mt. Maunganui, Bay of Plenty, NZ

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