Striped Panchax Care Sheet

Striped PanchaxProfile and Description
SizeUp to 5 inches or 13 cm
OriginAsia ,for example India and Sri Lanka
Natural habitatRivers and swamps, also lives in brackish water
Fish HardinessEasy to keep
Water Temperature70 - 82 ºF or 21 - 28 ºC
Water pH6.0 - 7.5 pH
Water Hardness5 - 20 dH
Peaceful or AggressivePeaceful in general
Number of same species in one aquariumOne male to one female or in pairs in large aquariums
Minimum tank size10 gallons or 40 liters for every pair of fish
Community FishYes
Compatible withCory Cats, Plecos and peaceful Cichlids
SexesMales are larger and more colorful than females
FoodLive or frozen blood worms or brine shrimp, flake food, other smaller fish and fish fry
BreedingRelatively easy to breed
Breeding temperature77 - 82 °F or 25 - 28 °C
Other namesGolden Wonder Killifish
Scientific nameAplocheilus lineatus
Other Scientific namesAplocheilus affinis, Aplocheilus vittatus, Panchax lineatus, Panchax lineatum
Lifespan4 years

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