Persian Killifish (Aphanius mento)

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Persian Killifish

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Persian Killifish

Aphanius mento

57 Litres (15 US G.)

4-5 cm (1.6-2")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.0 - 8.0

10 -25 °C (50-77°F)

3-15 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

2-3 years

Family

Cyprinodontidae





Additional names

Persian Killifish

Additional scientific names

Lebias mento, Cyprinodon mento, Aphanius alexandri


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

An aggressive fin nipper best kept in species tanks, not suitable for community set ups.


Diet[edit | edit source]

These fish are fed best with live/frozen foods, such as brine shrimp, bloodworms and daphnia.

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