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Firefish (Nemateleotris decora)

The Firefish or Nemateleotris decora is a great colorful salt water aquarium fish for beginners. This fish has a striking variety of purple, red, white, and yellow decorating its body. This fish is very easy to care for and only requires a tank about 10 gallons or more. Although this fish is considered peaceful, it will battle its own kind unless they are a couple. The Firefish is also known as the Decorated Firefish, Purple Dartfish, Decorated Dartfish, or Flame Firefish and can grow up to 3" in size. This fish prefers 72-78° F water temperature and pH 8.1-8.4. The Firefish is a carnivore and its colors will fade if not fed the proper diet. Watch out these fish also have a tendency to jump so make sure you have a covered tank. This fish also likes to hid sometimes so giving it some cover is recommended. The Firefish can live a bit longer than 3 years.  You can check out the Firefish in the video below. 

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Purple Fire Fish





2 comments:

Aquarium Fish said...

This fish is beautiful and very easy to keep. I am looking forward to buy one for my fish tank.

1Green Thumb said...

I like this fish a lot too... Striking colors on this beauty : ) Don't forget you can buy these right from this site just by clicking the picture above these comments!

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