Giant brochis - Brochis britskii
Scientific name: Brochis britskii
Common name: Giant brochis
Usual size in fish tanks: 9 - 12 cm (3.54 - 4.72 inch)
Recommended pH range for the species: 6.7 - 7.2
Recommended water hardness (dGH): 8 - 20°N (142.86 - 357.14ppm)
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Recommended temperature: 22 - 25 °C (71.6 - 77°F)
The way how these fish reproduce: Spawning
Where the species comes from: South America
Temperament to its own species: peaceful
Temperament toward other fish species: peaceful
Usual place in the tank: Bottom levels
Giant brochis will accept and prefer flakes, live food including worms, tablets, granules.
Females are rounder than males since they carry eggs.
Shouldn’t be any problem if kept in larger tanks with enough caves, plants and hiding places in general. Giant brochis are egg-layers. They lay eggs on glass too. Move eggs to another tank othwerise they could be eaten by other fish.
Expected lifespan of Giant brochis is 7-8 years, sometimes they can live longer.
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