Ctenopoma Leopard (Ctenopoma acutirostre)

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Ctenopoma Leopard (Ctenopoma acutirostre), also known as the spotted Ctenopoma or Leopard Bushfish, is a freshwater fish species native to West Africa. They have a unique appearance with a brownish-green/yellow body covered in black spots black spots along their sides. They have long dorsal and anal fins that hold the pattern of the body. They prefer a heavily planted aquarium with plenty of hiding places and subdued lighting. Driftwood is the ideal decor, as they like to spend their rime stationary near the wood to camouflage like a like. Ctenopoma leopard are solitary and territorial, and should be housed with other peaceful species that can tolerate their occasional aggression. They are carnivorous and should be fed a diet of small live or frozen foods.

  • SOLD SIZE: 4”-5”
  • Origin: West Africa
  • Max size: 6-7 inches
  • Recommended tank size: 40 gallons or larger
  • Water temperature: 72-82°F
  • Temperament: solitary and territorial
  • Diet: carnivorous, live or frozen foods
  • Lifespan: 5-7 years