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Elephantnose Fish Gnathonemus petersii
Category: Knife Fish & Mormyrids
Price: £12.95 each
Discount: Buy 3 or more Elephantnose Fish Gnathonemus petersii and get 5% off!!
Stock: Temporarily out of stock
Elephant fish are a shy species that should always be kept in groups. Feed plenty of live and frozen foods.
Further information can be found below:
|Male or Female||Cannot be sexed|
|Water conditions:||These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.8 and Hard|
|Volume Discount:||Buy 3 or more Elephantnose Fish Gnathonemus petersii and get 5% off!!|
Gnathonemus petersii (Elephantnose Fish)
This fish is widely available in fish shops. They are very interesting fish to keep, but can be a little delicate and will not tolerate poor water quality. Keep in a dimly lit tank with plenty of hiding places. A sand substrate is best because they can then hunt for food without damaging their sensitive snout. Will take most aquarium foods, including frozen and possibly flake. Live foods will also be very beneficial.
Fish information (behaviour and breeding):
Can be territorial towards their own species. Nocturnal species which emits tiny electric pulses.
Further fish details are shown below:
|Distribution||Cameroon, Nigeria and the Congo|
|Water Parameters||Soft and slightly acidic conditions are preferred.|