Petherich's Bushfish

Petherich's Bushfish

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Bush Fish are endemic to the Congo River basin in Middle Africa and can be found in the densely vegetated streams, rivers, and even stagnant ponds of their domain where they prey on any fish or insect small enough to fit into their voracious mouths.


Scientific Name: Ctenopoma petherici
Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Water Conditions: 73-83 °F°, 5-12 NK°, pH 6.0-8.0
Max. Size: 17-18cm / 7 7/8″Inches
Color Form: Mid body has a gold stripe, flanks violet or turquoise
Diet: Omnivore
Origin: Tank raised, species originally from Africa
Family: Alestidae


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