Polynemus paradiseus

Common Names: Paradise Threadfin
Synonyms: Polynemus aureus
Polynemus hilleri
Polynemus longifilis
Polynemus risua
Polynemus toposui
Family: Polynemidae
Category: OthersFW
Distribution: Indo Pacific; Indo-Pacific
Main Ecosystem: Sandy Marine; This fish is not an obligate marine fish.
Temperament: Active; This fish will never stop swimming!
Diet: Carnivore; This fish will feed on small invertebrates, especially shrimps, and may feed on small fish.
Care: Though brackish, it is euryhaline (can live in a wide range of salinity) and therefore can be kept in freshwater. It can be a finicky eater, but not moreso than other finicky eaters on the market that are more common.
An active swimmer, it prefers water movement and high oxygenation. Some even say the fish must continue swimming or it will die, using ram techniques for respiration like sharks. Also, the fish feels stressed confined in small spaces, of course being able to feel it with its feel
7 - 8.5
24°C - 30°C
75°F - 86°F
10 dH - 20 dH
Potential Size: Male: 23cm (9.1")
Female: 23cm (9.1")
Water Region: All; This fish will just swim all over the tank.
Activity: Unknown; Unknown
Gender: Unknown.
Breeding: Unknown, though it will migrate to freshwater environments to reproduce.
Main Colours: Silver, Blue, Grey
Markings: No Markings
Mouth: Normal
Tail: Forked
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