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Gambusia holbrooki (Girard 1859)

Eastern Mosquito Fish

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Class:

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)

Order:

Cyprinodontiformes (rivulines, killifishes and live bearers)

Family:

Poeciliidae (Livebearers)

Scientific Name:

Gambusia holbrooki (Girard 1859)

Common Name:

Eastern Mosquito Fish

Regional Location:

Central/South American

Temperament:

Aggressive

Swimming Habbits:

None

Food Requirements:

Carnivorous

Maximum Fish Size:

7cm 3in

Sexually Mature:

3 - 5 months

Aquascaping:

Plants

Aquarium Lighting:

Average

Water Temperature:

22Co 72Fo

Water pH:

6,7 Very Slightly Acidic

Water Hardness:

Slightly hard 10dH 179ppm

Reproduction:

Livebearer

Fecundity:

20 fry

Incubation Period:

4 - 6 weeks

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