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Gambusia holbrooki


Family: Poeciliidae
Species: Gambusia holbrooki
Common Name: Eastern Mosquitofish.
Size: Up to 1.4 inches (3.5cm)
Habitat: North America: Atlantic and Gulf Slope drainages from New Jersey south to Alabama in USA. Introduced to many countries for mosquito control.
Min Tank Size: 10 Gallons for a trio.
Diet: Omnivorous, not demanding.
Behavior: May be kept alone or in a school, preferably in a school.
Water: Temperature 59 - 95°F (15 - 35°C); pH 6.0-8.8 dH range: 2 - 35
Care: Well planted and well lit aquarium, with no large tank mates.
Communities: Good.
Suitability: Good for beginners.

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