Descriptor: Freyhof&Herder, 2002.
Synonym (S) or common noun (S) : The macropodous one of Hongkong.
Origin: new territories of the continental part of Hongkong. Found in the mountainous regions like in the plains.
Zone of life: Surface & medium.
Maximum size : 10 to 12cm.
Temperature: 22° to 26°PH: 6 to 7. Hardness: 8 to 12° dGh.
Conductivity: 200 to 300 µS/cm2.
Description: The body logline is thick and strong of beige colour with argillaceous yellow. The scales form regular lines. The opercula task is quite visible. The rays of the ventral fin are of a colour more marked on the body. Is distinguished from its congener by the combination of following natures: caudal fin four hue; spots sunk on the top of the head.
Behavior: Territorial and aggressive.
Nutrition: Omnivore: Dry, frozen and alive food.
Food of the larvae:
Reproduction: Manufacturer of nest of bubbles.
Bond of the Forum on the reproduction of fish:
Difficulty: ?? Difficult because it is an aggressive fish with its congeneric.
The Council for the aquariophilie: vat densément planted with many hiding-places, flat root and rollers. Species appreciating a great volume, in order to be able to swim freely
Volume minimal of the aquarium and advised: 300L.
Population density: 4 to 5 fish.
List occupants of the aquarium:
Other species which offer the same advantages:
The Council for the angler:
Various: Species very threatened in its natural environment.
Information: The cards of the fish may be by supplementing an experiment of the subject, or a comment misses concerning information on this card.