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Black Barred Myleus 6"

RM 70.00


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Scientific name: Myloplus schomburgkii

SynonymsMyletes palometa, M. schomburgkii, Myloplus schomburgkii, Tetragonopterus schomburgkii
DistributionBrazil, Peru, and Venezuela.
Sexual DimorphismMature males develop a twin-lobed anal fin and extensions to the dorsal fin rays. The colour of male fish also intensifies when in breeding condition.
Maximum Size40cm (15.8")
Water ParametersSoft, slightly acidic water is best long-term. pH: 5.0-7.0, dH: up to 12 degrees.
Temperature23-27 deg C (73-81 deg F)
CompatibilitySpecialist community (see Care section)
LightingDim