Difference between revisions of "Nannaethiops unitaeniatus"

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== Sexing ==
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:Sexually mature males are smaller and more brightly coloured than the females.
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== Tank compatibility ==
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:An easy-going fish that should be compatible with similar-sized peaceful community fish. Avoid anything with long fancy fins though as they may be fin-nipped. Should be kept in groups of at least 6.
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== Diet ==
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:Will accept most foods including pellet and flake as well as live/frozen food such as [[daphnia]] and [[brine shrimp]]. They have a small mouth so need fine granule foods.
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== Feeding regime ==
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:Feed once or twice a day.
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== Environment specifics ==
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:Appreciates a spacious tank with dense planting and plenty of hiding places. Prefers subdued lighting. Does best in acidic water.
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== Behaviour ==
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:A peaceful shoaling fish.
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== Identification ==
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:An attractive little silver-coloured fish with a bold black lateral line with a band of iridescence above this.
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Latest revision as of 19:17, 6 April 2019

One-Lined African Characin

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One-Lined African Characin

Nannaethiops unitaeniatus

76 Litres (20 US G.)

4.6-6.6cm (1.8-2.6 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.5

22 -26 °C (71.6-78.8°F)

5-12 °d

1:2 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years

Family

Distichodontidae





Additional names

One-Lined African Characin, Oneline Tetra

Sexing[edit | edit source]

Sexually mature males are smaller and more brightly coloured than the females.


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

An easy-going fish that should be compatible with similar-sized peaceful community fish. Avoid anything with long fancy fins though as they may be fin-nipped. Should be kept in groups of at least 6.


Diet[edit | edit source]

Will accept most foods including pellet and flake as well as live/frozen food such as daphnia and brine shrimp. They have a small mouth so need fine granule foods.


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed once or twice a day.


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Appreciates a spacious tank with dense planting and plenty of hiding places. Prefers subdued lighting. Does best in acidic water.


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

A peaceful shoaling fish.


Identification[edit | edit source]

An attractive little silver-coloured fish with a bold black lateral line with a band of iridescence above this.

Pictures[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]