Aphyosemion ogoense

Scientific name Aphyosemion ogoense
Descriptor Pellegrin
Year of description 1930
IUCN category LC
Family Nothobranchiidae
Genus Aphyosemion
Aphyosemion ogoense Aphyosemion ogoense

Introduction

Aphyosemion ogoense is a little fresh water fish from the Africa.

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Who is it?

Morphology

  • Type
  • Average size
    4 cm
  • Maximum size
    5 cm
  • Longevity
    4 year
  • Type
  • Average size
    4 cm
  • Maximum size
    5 cm
  • Longevity
    4 year

How to recognize Aphyosemion ogoense ?

Aphyosemion ogoense measures between 4 and 5 cm. Given its small size, this species is commonly referred to as a "dwarf" animal. This fish is multicolore with a predominantly rouge, jaune, bleu and marron body.

Sexual dimorphism

Behaviour & Life cycle

  • diet
    carnivorous
  • Sociability
    living as a couple or alone
  • territorial
    Yes
  • Way of living
    diurnal

Aphyosemion ogoense is a fish living as a couple or alone naturally found in the vegetation. This species is carnivorous . Measuring only a few centimeters, this small species tends to be discreet and hide in the presence of larger neighbors.

Aphyosemion ogoense is a territorial animal that does not tolerate any incursions into its living area. It is particularly virulent against other territorial species and it can provoke heated fights.

Reproduction

  • Reproduction
    ovipare qui dépose ses Œufs dans la végétation

Aphyosemion ogoense is a fish ovipare qui dépose ses Œufs dans la végétation.

Harmless species

This species does not represent any particular threats to humans when encountered in its natural environment.

Where to find it?

What is its habitat?

Natural environment characteristics

  • Temperature
    18 - 22 °C
  • pH (acidity)
    5.5 - 6.5
  • gh (hardness)
    1 - 3
  • Flow
    Slow

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