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Macropodus spechti(Black Paradise Fish)

This fish is the same as Macropodus concolor

Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Males are very belligerant during spawning but are otherwise relatively tolerant. Females are usually peaceful.

A bubblenest builder, with the male protecting the eggs. Not difficult to breed, and can be spawned in the same way as the common paradise fish.

Family Group: Anabantoids
Distribution China, Korea
Temperature 20-26C
Size 12 cm
Water Parameters Soft water preferred for breeding, otherwise adaptable
Water PH 6.0-8.0

Useful sources of information:

To find out more about labyrinth fish the best resource available is the excellent book by Aqualog called All Labyrinths.The book covers all members of the anabantoid family with over 650 colour photographs. To buy a copy of this book click here

Shop stock

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The WaterZoo Peterborough PE1 2PE View shop

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