Golden Pencilfish Tropical Fish InformationNannostomus beckfordi
Behaviour Peaceful, timid
Typical size 4cm
Max size 6cm
Tank Area All
Min Tank Size 60cm
Min Number 4
Temp Min: 24℃ Max: 26℃
Feeding Flake, small frozen, live foods
pH Range 6-8.5
Golden Pencilfish (Nannostomus beckfordi)
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The Golden Pencilfish is one of the most adaptable of the pencilfish family and unlike other pencilfish which may require soft acidic water, the Golden Pencilfish can be kept in hard water. Water quality should still be of top quality and because the fish are timid, they should not be mixed with boisterous fish. Provide plenty of hiding places amongst plants and keep in groups.
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