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Mosquito fish, Dwarf livebearer
(Other members of the genus Heterandria)
ADULT SIZE: 5 cm
WATER CONDITIONS: Moderately hard and alkaline
TEMPERATURE RANGE: 18-30 C
FOOD: Feed Heterandria formosa small live-foods and fine grade dried foods
DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from USA
Current price: $27.99
Time left: 5d 18h 2m
Current price: $13.95
Time left: 15d 17h 7m
AQUARIUM CARE: A very small fish, somtimes referred to (incorrectly) as the least killifish. It is not a killi of course, being a liveberer. It is found in Southeast USA amongst dense vegetation in smaller bodies of water.
BREEDING: Live young are laid a few at a time, daily, throughout the spawning period.