Humphead Perchlet (Parambassis pulcinella)

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Humphead Perchlet

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Humphead Perchlet

Parambassis pulcinella

95 Litres (25 US G.)

8.9-10.2cm (3.5-4 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.0 - 7.5

23.3-27.2°C (74 -81 °F)

8-15 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Ambassidae





Additional names

Humphead Perchlet, Humphead Glassfish


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Difficult to visually sex, males will have a slightly larger and thicker hump than females.


Identification[edit | edit source]

A distinctive fish that is silver/grey in colour with some black markings and with a bold hump on the forehead, this is thin, almost transparent, expansion of the spine.

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