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How big do clown killifish get?

How big do clown killifish get?

around 1.5 inches
The Clown Killifish can reach a max length of around 1.5 inches. We feed these killifish an exclusive diet of live brine shrimp, frozen daphnia and cyclops.

What size tank does a killifish need?

Housing Recommendations for Killifish For species tanks, a trio can be housed in 5 to 10 gallons, but a 20-gallon or larger aquarium is recommended for community setups or if you want to keep more than one male.

Do clown killifish need to be in groups?

Unlike many species of very small fish, Rocket Killifish do best when kept in small groups. The fish will tend to pair off naturally amongst themselves, so you can keep two or three pairs in a two-gallon tank or even up to eight pairs in a ten-gallon tank.

What size tank do clown killifish need?

5 gallons
RECOMMENDED TANK PARAMETERS: Temperature: 68° – 79° F (20° – 26° C) pH: 4.0 – 7.0. KH: 4 – 8 dKH. Minimum Tank Size: 5 gallons.

What kind of water does a clown Killifish live in?

Clown killifish lives in stagnant or slow-flowing waters, and some-in temporary, drying reservoirs, so the best aquarium for them is a tank with a large water surface, a small water level (the length is two to three times as high and the width is equal to or slightly more than the height).

How big does a killifish fish tank need to be?

When housing just a trio of these colorful fish, a 5 to 10 gallon tank is usually appropriate . However, use a larger 20 gallon tank for the average community type aquarium setups or when keeping more than a single male inside one tank.

How many clown killies should I have in my tank?

Clown killies are social fish and should be kept in groups of at least 8-10. Keeping them in larger numbers, as opposed to a single fish or pair, will allow you to see more of their natural behavior.

What’s the average life span of a killifish?

With the proper care and right tank conditions, the average Killifish lifespan will typically fall within the 2 to 5 year range when living in a well-kept aquarium.