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Aquarium fish Congo Blue: photos, keeping and feeding, breeding and breeding

Congo blue size up to 10 cm. It inhabits the Congo Basin.

The male is larger than the female; its upper fin is elongated into a plait, there is an outgrowth in the middle of the caudal fin. Fish is unpretentious in keeping and feeding. Loves bright light.

Water for content: GH up to 15 °; pH 6.5-7.5; t 21-24 ° C. Water for dilution: GH up to 4.0 °; pH 6.0-6.5; t 26-23 ° C. Minimum carbonate hardness. Preferred group dilution. Spawning 70-100 liters with mandatory aeration.

Caviar large, tacky. After spawning, the water level is reduced to 7-10 cm.

The fry begin to swim on the 7th day. Starter feed – artemia.

Malek Congo blue displays large. The female throws up to 500 eggs. Fish reach sexual maturity by 10 months.

Photos of Congo blue can be seen on the right.

Buy Congo blue you can in a specialized nursery. The price of Congo blue fry can be found on the bulletin board.

Pictures and photos of Congo Blue can be found in the species and breeds section.

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