Archer fish - Toxotes jaculatrix
Scientific name: Toxotes jaculatrix
Common name: Archer fish
Usual size in fish tanks: 15 - 25 cm (5.91 - 9.84 inch)
Recommended pH range for the species: 7 - 8
Recommended water hardness (dGH): 12 - 18°N (214.29 - 321.43ppm)
0°C 32°F30°C 86°F
Recommended temperature: 25 - 30 °C (77 - 86°F)
The way how these fish reproduce: Spawning
Where the species comes from: South Asia
Temperament to its own species: aggressive/territorial
Temperament toward other fish species: peaceful
Usual place in the tank: Top levels
Bloodworms, flakes, ants (see comments below).
No visible differences.
From 5 to 7-8 years. Occasionally 9 or 10 years.
Bought by aqua-fish.net from jjphoto.dk. Also thanks to Tamri Shavi.