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Parambassis pulcinella
Humphead glassfish
Kottelat, 2003

Parambassis pulcinella - Humphead glassfish - Humphead glassfish
Humphead glassfish
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(Other members of the genus Parambassis)

ADULT SIZE: 8 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 24-28 C

FOOD: Feed Parambassis pulcinella live and dried foods

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Myanmar

AQUARIUM CARE: The Humphead glassfish was first described in 2003, but is already widely available in the aquarium trade. A fairl active fish that seems to enjoy most foods offered

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








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