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Girardinus falcatus - Goldbelly topminnowMagyarul / Hungarian
Girardinus falcatus - Goldbelly topminnowGirardinus falcatus - Goldbelly topminnow
  • Scientific name: Girardinus falcatus
  • Common name: Goldbelly topminnow
  • Group: Livebearers
  • Habitat: Central America, Cuba
  • Size: Males:4 cm, females:6-7 cm
  • Biotope: Occurs in ponds, lakes and lowland streams.
  • Social behavior: Peaceful
  • Diet: Omnivorous
  • Breeding: Easy
  • Tank: Minimum 30 litres
  • Population: 3-5 fish for 40 litres
  • Decoration: Prefers stagnant water over muddy substrate with abundant aquatic vegetation.
  • Temperature: 24-30 °C
  • pH: 7-7,5
  • Hardness: 12-16 NK°
  • Lifespan: 3-4 years
Description: Peaceful fish that can be kept together with other peaceful fishes. The aquarium should be planted densely on the sides and background. In the middle you should leave a lot of free swimming space.

They are omnivorous. You should give them a great variety of live, frozen and dry food. A part of the food should be vegetable.

Breeding is not difficult. They are viviparous. After a gestation period of 25 days 10-40 young fishes are born. They can be raised with baby brine shrimp and Liquifry and a few days later with fine crushed dry food.