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AFRICAN BUTTERFLY FISH

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Scientific Name : Pantodon buchholzi

Common Names : African Butterfly Fish, Freshwater Butterfly

African Butterfly Fish Care Level : Easy to Moderate

Potential Adult Size : Up to 4 inches (10 cm)

Tank Conditions : pH: 6 - 7.5, Temperature: 75°F - 82°F (24°C - 28°C)

African Butterfly Fish Lifespan : 5 years or longer

Origin / Habitat : Africa

Temperament / Behavior : May try to eat smaller fish that feed on the surface and smaller fish that hang near the surface, such as hatchet fish.

African Butterfly Fish Breeding : They have been bred in captivity and are egg layers. Eggs will float to the surface and may get eaten by parents and other fish.

Aquarium Size : 20 gallon minimum

Compatible Tank Mates : They can be relatively peaceful if kept with similar sized and larger tank mates. Avoid keeping them with smaller top dwelling fish.

Disease : Freshwater Fish Disease

Diet / Foods : An omnivore - provide a varied diet with live food, frozen food and they should accept flake food. They really enjoy small insects such as crickets.

Tank Region : Top

Gender : Difficult to determine

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