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Product Details

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Size

6cm - 10cm

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Care Level

Low

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Temperament

Peaceful

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Water Conditions

Detailed Product Description:

Are you ready to infuse your aquarium with a touch of intrigue and beauty? Look no further than the enchanting Black Berry Red Hook fish. This extraordinary aquatic marvel is sure to captivate both novice and seasoned aquarium enthusiasts. Explore the world of the Black Berry Red Hook through this comprehensive guide, covering their water conditions, ideal tank mates, feeding habits, and care requirements.

Water Conditions:

  • Temperature: Maintain a stable water temperature between 75-82°F (24-28°C) to ensure the well-being of your Black Berry Red Hook.
  • pH Level: Keep the pH level slightly acidic to neutral, typically in the range of 6.5 to 7.5.
  • Water Hardness: Aim for a moderate water hardness with a GH (General Hardness) of 5-15 dGH.
  • Filtration: A robust filtration system is essential for water quality and oxygenation.
  • Substrate: Provide a soft and dark substrate that mimics their natural habitat and offers them a comfortable environment.

Tank Mates:

  • The Black Berry Red Hook, a peaceful species, coexists harmoniously with a range of tank mates. Ideal companions include:
    • Other peaceful community fish such as tetras, rasboras, and gouramis.
    • Bottom-dwelling fish like Corydoras catfish that share their habitat.
    • Avoid aggressive or territorial species that could create stress.

Feeding Habits:

  • These fish are omnivorous and have diverse dietary preferences. Here's what you need to know about their feeding habits:
    • Offer a varied diet that includes high-quality flakes, pellets, and occasional live or frozen treats like bloodworms and brine shrimp.
    • Feed them in small portions two to three times a day, ensuring they consume their meals within a few minutes to maintain water quality.

Care and Maintenance:

  • Caring for the Black Berry Red Hook is straightforward, making them suitable for aquarists of all levels of experience:
    • Regular water changes (10-20% every two weeks) are vital to keep the water pristine.
    • Enhance their habitat with appropriate decorations, such as driftwood, caves, and live plants, which provide hiding spots and enhance their well-being.
    • Handle tank maintenance gently, as these fish have delicate fins and can be easily stressed.
    • Monitor their health and behavior, as any sudden changes may indicate issues in the tank environment.

Breeding:

  • Breeding the Black Berry Red Hook can be an exciting endeavor:
    • Create a separate breeding tank with soft, acidic water conditions to encourage breeding behavior.
    • These fish are egg layers, and after fertilization, the female will deposit the eggs. Protect the eggs from potential threats.
    • Fry can be raised on infusoria or specialized fry foods until they are large enough to consume the same diet as the adults.

Black Berry Red Hook

SGD 20.00

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