Golden Wonder Killifish

Other Golden Wonder Killifish Names: Golden Wonder Killifish, Golden Wonder Killi, Green Panchax Killifish, Green Panchax Killi

Golden Wonder Killifish Scientific Name: Aplocheilus affinis, Aplocheilus lineatus, Aplocheilus lineolatus, Aplocheilus rubropictus, Aplocheilus rubrostigma, Aplocheilus vittatus, Haplochilus lineatus, Haplochilus rubrostigma, Panchax lineatum

Golden Wonder Killifish (Aplocheilus lineatus))

Temperature Range: 68°F-82°F
pH Range: 6.4-7.6
Hardness Range: 1-8°

Family: Aplocheilidae

Species Type: Killifishes

Golden Wonder Killifish Adult Size: 6 inches (cm)

Golden Wonder Killifish Life Expectancy: 3 years

Golden Wonder Killifish Habitat: Indo-Pacific rivers and streams.

Golden Wonder Killifish Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons

Golden Wonder Killifish Temperament: Peaceful

Golden Wonder Killifish Diet & Nutrition: Carnivorous - feed meaty frozen or live foods.

Golden Wonder Killifish Description: The golden wonder killifish is one of the most readily available killifish in the aquarium industry. It is a good candidate for a first killifish because it is relatively hardy.

The golden wonder killifish is yellow and green in color and is one of the bigger killifishes. These fish are best kept in pairs. The golden wonder killifish thrives on plant life, so be sure to include some live plants to keep them happy and healthy.

Tank Mate Compatibility: Best suited to species own tank.

Golden Wonder Killifish Breeding & Spawning: To induce breeding, separate pairs into individual tanks and feed with live foods. Be sure to provide live plants with fine leaves as a spawning location. The male will perform a mating ritual by flaring his fins and dancing for the female. If she finds him a suitable mate, she will begin to lay her eggs. The eggs are quite large and hatch in about 14 days.

Determining Golden Wonder Killifish Sex: Males tend to be larger than females and may have vertical stripes at maturity.

Aquarium Region: Top of tank.

Golden Wonder Killifish Diseases: None specific to species

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