Latin name
Common name
Mandarin fish
Principle 12 cm in Aquarius 6/10 cm.
Values of the water
Temp. 26/30 Densit 1018/1022 PH 8.4

Fish much coloring and pacific, pertaining to the family of the Callionimidi, coming from mostly from the northern coasts of Australia and from the Philippines; enough sturdy, adapted to the cohabitation with small fish of barrier of all the calm, not aggressive others breeds purch and, above all, many discs of a valve in eating; most advised for an Aquarius of barrier with the invertebrates.
Cylindrical body, lengthened, head much obvious one, the smallest mouth in top to a musetto tubular; skin knot abundantly covered from the mucus; developed fins a lot, especially tail and the ridge that, uniform in two pinnule, introduces the first particularly lengthened beam; the ventral fins serve the fish also in order to move themselves on the bottom, like small legs, the fins chest straps come instead used for the swim, with a particular ondilatorio movement.
Wonderfully colored livery, in the tones of the green, the turchese and the red one, mirabilmente stirs to you in arabesques on all the body and the fins, only for every copy.

It needs of a medium or small, little illuminated bathtub, with much madrepore and hiding places, in how much a great swimmer and does not prefer to sostare to along on the bottom; with water very filtered and aereata.
Difficult to acclimatize, it would be better to acquire exemplary gi perfectly acclimatizes to you; once very acclimatized onnivoro, it preprefers micro mangime dry in grains and dept freeze, artemie you go up some and chironomus that unfortunately it collects very slowly.
Little resistant to the diseases it suffers for the excessive values from nitrates and phosphates, in the which case it loses vivacit and of color, they are advisable partial changes with sifonatura of the bottom, treatments with ozone and regular additions of oligoelements and vitamins.
A lot adapted to the Aquarius of barrier with invertebrates.


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