Clown Killifish (Pseudepiplatys annulatus)

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Clown Killifish

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Clown Killifish

Pseudepiplatys annulatus

38 Litres (10 US G.)

2.5-3.8cm (1-1.5 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

5.5 - 7.2

23 -26 °C (73.4-78.8°F)

2-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

3-5 years

Family

Nothobranchiidae





Additional names

Clown Killifish, Banded Killifish, Banded Panchax, Rocket Panchax, Rocket Killifish, Clown Panchax

Additional scientific names

Epiplatys annulatus, Haplochilus annulatus, Aplocheilus annulatus


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Males have a more colourful tail.


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Due to this fish's timid nature it should only be housed with peaceful fish of similar tiny size. Be aware that they will eat or pick on fish which are smaller in size, such as shrimp.


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

This fish can be kept in aquariums as small as 38 Litres (10 US G.). Keeping this fish in a group and in a heavily planted tank will help reduce stress on your fish. These fish are excellent jumpers, so a tight fitting lid is essential.


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

This fish is typically timid and will frequently hide in the ornamentation.

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