aka: Whale-Faced Marcusenius
Native to: Africa; West Africa
Main Ecosystem: River
Temperament: Peaceful; Peaceful; can be kept with smaller fish.
Care: Small livefoods preferred, but will also eat freeze-dried and frozen foods. Large, well-planted aquarium. Needs daytime hiding places and fine or small gravel or sand.
pH: 6.3 – 7.4
Temperature: 22°C – 28°C
Hardness: 2 dH – 18 dH
Potential Size: Male: 7cm
Water Region: Middle, Bottom; Middle-Bottom
Gender: Not possible to determine from external features.
Breeding: Not bred in captivity.
Comments: Has a weak electrical organ that it uses to find its way around the murky waters of it’s natural habitat and to communicate with each other.
Main Colours: Brown
Markings: Not Specified