Fish - Paradise Fish - (Macropodus opercularis)

Classification
Osphronemidae. Subfamily: Macropodusinae

Distribution
Has a considerable natural range covering parts of China, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, the Ryukyu Islands and Korea. Introduced populations also exist in Madagascar and the USA.

Habitat
An incredibly adaptable species that can survive under hypoxic (oxygen-deprived) conditions and over a wide temperature range. It shows a clear preference for slow-moving or still habitats, ranging from irrigation ditches, rice paddies, streams and stagnant ponds to marshes and the backwaters of major rivers.

Maximum Standard Length
A good-sized captive-bred male can reach 4″/10cm. Wild fish are said to be fully grown at 3.2″/8cm.

Aquarium Size
A pair would need a tank measuring at least 30″ x 15″ x 12″/75cm x 37.5cm x 30cm/88.5 litres.

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Out of stock
SKU
888082
€1.29

Classification
Osphronemidae. Subfamily: Macropodusinae

Distribution
Has a considerable natural range covering parts of China, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, the Ryukyu Islands and Korea. Introduced populations also exist in Madagascar and the USA.

Habitat
An incredibly adaptable species that can survive under hypoxic (oxygen-deprived) conditions and over a wide temperature range. It shows a clear preference for slow-moving or still habitats, ranging from irrigation ditches, rice paddies, streams and stagnant ponds to marshes and the backwaters of major rivers.

Maximum Standard Length
A good-sized captive-bred male can reach 4″/10cm. Wild fish are said to be fully grown at 3.2″/8cm.

Aquarium Size
A pair would need a tank measuring at least 30″ x 15″ x 12″/75cm x 37.5cm x 30cm/88.5 litres.

Source and further information.

 




More Information
Name Fish - Paradise Fish - (Macropodus opercularis)
SKU 888082
Manufacturer Livestock
Akvárium mérethez Below 100L