Microctenopoma ansorgii

30. January 2013

Microctenopoma (Ctenopoma) ansorgii belongs reliably to the most beautiful bushfishes. The African bushfishes are the counterpart to the numerous labyrinth fish genera spread in Asia. Like their asiatic cousins they are bubble nest builders and the male will adopt the brood care. Their appetite is big and wild caughts need for acclimatizing strong living food. They occur in slowly flowing jungle waters of the Congo basin, place however against the water chemistry no big requirements.(Photo F. Schäfer, Text K. Diehl)

Angaben zum Tier
Herkunft Kongo, tropisches Westafrika