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Black Paradise Fish (Macropodus concolor)

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Stats: Adult Size: 4 3/4 "(12 cm)
Temp: 68-79 F(20-26 C)
Tank: 36" (90 cm) minimum
Requirements: Floating plants appreciated, access to the water surface.
Diet: Small live, and prepared accepted.
Breeding: Male: longer dorsal and anal fins. Bubblenest. Tank: still water.
Sociability: Pairs, or 1 male to 2 females. Avoid keeping with other anabantoids, due to aggression.
Related Spec: (Macropodus opercularis) Paradise Fish
(Macropodus ocellatus) Chinese Paradise Fish
Special Info: The female of this species can be very light.



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