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Three Lined Pencilfish Nannostomus trifasciatus

Category: Characins - Community

Size: 2-3cm

Price: £4.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 20 in stock



Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.0 and Soft
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 2-3cm

Nannostomus trifasciatus (Three Lined Pencilfish)

One of the prettiest of the Nannostomus which is ideal for smaller aquariums. They prefer to be kept in a group.

Characterised by a silver belly with a dark band which runs from the tip of the lower lip to the base of the tail. Above this line is a distinct gold band. On the male the band has a line of red dots. The fins have relatively large red blotches.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

The breeding tank should include plenty of plant matter where they will spawn. The eggs will hatch in around 48 hours and the fry should be free swimming in around 4 days when they can be fed on infusoria and later on baby brine shrimp.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution South America
Temperature 24-27C
Size Around 3.5cm
Water Parameters Prefers slightly acidic and soft water, but should adapt to most water conditions.
Water PH Ideally less than 7