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Brycinus longipinnis
Long-Finned Characin
Gunther, 1864

(Other members of the genus Brycinus)

ADULT SIZE: 13 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 23-27 C

FOOD: Feed Brycinus longipinnis small live-foods and fine grade dried foods

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Sierra Leone, Ghana, Togo

AQUARIUM CARE: A peaceful active species, that needs space for swimming

BREEDING: Very soft water required

Have you bred Brycinus longipinnis? Why not fill in a breeding questionaire?, or examine existing Brycinus longipinnis breeding reports








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Too many fish? Overstocked tanks stress the fish in many ways: competition for food and space, bullying from other fish, deterioration of water quality and increased concentration of disease vectors. A lightly stocked tank will always be easier to care for, with more stable water quality


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