GLASS knifefish the glass knifefish is a curiosity. they swim in swift-moving, deep water where plant waste builds up on the substrate and little light penetrates. they are scaleless and sensitive fish and produce electric signals to identify males from females.
Scientific name: Eigenmannia virescens Origin: south america: Peru, colombia, Venezuela, guyana,
suriname, French guyana, Brazil and Bolivia Habitat: Ponds, creeks and flood plains Size: Male to 45cm, female to 20cm Temperature: 18-28°c Water: soft and acidic 6.0-7.0 ph, 2-12°h Feeding: Rarely accept dried foods. Feed frozen or live black
mosquito larvae, bloodworm, Mysis and brineshrimp Temperament: Peaceful, nocturnal and very shy. Mix only with
sedate, peaceful tankmates and keep in groups of five or more Price: £10