Neolebias ansorgii
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Neolebias ansorgii

Common Names: Landgraf's Tetra
Synonyms: Neolebias ansorgii
Neolebias landgrafi
Family: Citharinidae
Category: Characins
Distribution: Africa; Swamplands in Africa.
Main Ecosystem: Swamp; Swamp
Temperament: Timid; Timid. Always under a high stress level when kept in community tanks.
Diet: Ominvore; Ominvore
Care: Feed with crushed flakes and mosquito larvae. The water should be well maintained but any movement is not recommended. Small frequent water changes are essential. Use a high quality conditioner and ammonia remover.
5 - 6
24°C - 28°C
75°F - 82°F
5 dH - 12 dH
Potential Size: Male: 2.5cm (1")
Female: 2.5cm (1")
Water Region: Middle; Middle
Activity: Diurnal; Diurnal
Gender: Males are more intensely coloured.
Breeding: Difficult. Spawning occurs on a perlon or peat spawning mat in a similar fashion to killifish.
Comments: Extremely rare in Australia due to it's small size and incompatibility with other fish.
Main Colours: Brown, Green
Markings: Not Specified
Mouth: Normal
Tail: Concave
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Submitted By: Adam
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