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Jordanella floridae
American flagfish
Goode & Bean 1879

Jordanella floridae - American flagfish - The American flag fish is primarily vegetarian, grazing on algae
The American flag fish is primarily vegetarian, grazing on algae
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(Other members of the genus Jordanella)

ADULT SIZE: 9 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 22-27 C

FOOD: Feed Jordanella floridae a predominantly vegetarian diet

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from USA

AQUARIUM CARE: The American flagfish is an algae grazer primarily, but will take most foods. It hails from Florida, and the Gulf coast in general, and is widespread in the aquarium hobby. This is one of the few killifish regularly seen in the shops.

BREEDING: Breeding is probably best using the long term set up which allows the young to grow up with the parents in a well planted tank.

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








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What fish are good community fish? There is no absolute answer to this, but in general a community tank should contain only species that will tolerate each others behaviour, are approximately the same size, eat the same foods, and accept the same water conditions. Hardy tank bred fish that have adapted somewhat to local water conditions, and have no special dietary requirements usually make good candidates


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