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Re: NFC: RE: Florida Flagfish....
Can't say what the"average " life span is in the aquarium. Mine live
about three years. It is not a member of the annual killiefish group.
Males are larger than females. Females have a dark spot on the last rays
of the dorsal fin. Likes a temprature from 75F to 86F during the
breeding season. Slightly cooler other times.They make a nest either as
a depression on the bottom or in floating plants near the surface.
Cichlid like the male will defend the nest.The young hatch out in about
5 days and can be placed in another tank after two weeeks. The new tank
should have a thick growth of algae or other plant matter. They normally
like a small tank as long as there are plenty of plants and in a sunny