Big Geiseri Gambusia (Gambusia geiseri)

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Big Geiseri Gambusia

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Big Geiseri Gambusia

Gambusia geiseri

38 Litres (10 US G.)

2.5-5.1cm (1-2 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.5

18.3-23.9°C (65 -75 °F)

4-20 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

2-3 years

Family

Poeciliidae

This animal is available captive bred





Additional names

Largespring Gambusia, Big Geiseri Gambusia


Origin[edit | edit source]

Comal spring, Texas. Introduced to McAuley spring in northern New Mexico. Also found in the rest of the San Marcos, and Guadalupe river systems.


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Males have a gonopodium.


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

A generally peaceful fish. Do not keep with fish large enough to eat it.


Diet[edit | edit source]

An insectivore, feed small meaty foods like brine shrimp and daphnia. May also accept pellet foods.


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed once or twice a day.


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Does best in a well maintained planted tank.


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

A generally peaceful fish.


Identification[edit | edit source]

Often confused with Gambusia affinis.

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