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Melanotaenia patoti

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Distribution: Aru Islands, Indonesia.

Submitted by
Heiko Bleher
GPS
-6.5868711, 134.1254578
Geographical region
Southeastern Asia
Drainage Basin
Arafura Sea
River catchment
Water body type
River
Water body name
Galalou
Water body part
Water body course
Headwaters
Water body: tributary of
Tributary name
Type locality
Rivlet at Nigri Lama, west coast Terangan [now spelled Trangan] Island, Aru Islands, Indonesia.
Conservation status/IUCN Red List
Not Evaluated (NE)

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Clear water
Water transparency
Medium
Concentration of sediments
Low
Water temperature
°C
Water flow/curent
Slow

Chemical parameters

pH
Conductivity
GH
KH
Dissolved Oxygen

Biology

Standard length
cm
Water volume (min. aquarium)
200 l
Social behaviour
Group fish
Behaviour description
Aggression grade
Peacefull
Activity
Day active
Sexual dimorphism
Nutrition in Nature

Reproduction

Breeding tank set-up
Nutrition parents
Mating type
Polygamous
Spawning behaviour
Breeding habits
Hatching period
Number of eggs in average
Parental care
Fry number
Nutrition fry
Notes on reproduction