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Rope Fish © Steelers1
Common Name: Rope Fish
West Africa, Nigeria Delta and Cameroon.
Ease Of Keeping: Medium
Cannot be kept with smaller fish or frogs.
Lighting: dim to bright
Adult Size: 36" - 90cm
Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallon
Live foods, frogs, beefheart and feeder guppies.
Hasnt been breed in captivity
Rope Fish Facts
Their color is dull brown and olive with a reddish hue on there belly.
Rope Fish are noctunal.
Mostly peaceful but they will eat anything that can fit in there mouths.
They are socialable with their own kind.
They can survive out of water for hours because of thier lungs.
They have bad eyesight so like a snake they use there sense of smell.
They usually eat only live food but they will take frozen.
They like to hide and enjoy caves, driftwood and well planted tanks.
You can tell the difference between a male and a female, the males have more bars on their caudal fins and the males caudal fin is olive/green while the female is a light orhcre.
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