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 ")




5.5 - 7.2

23 -26 °C (73.4-78.8°F)

2-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

3-5 years



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.

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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