All FishesLebiasinidaePyrrhulininae ⇒ The genus Nannostomus

 
Hop to next section Summary of Nannostomus
Pronounced nan oss tow muss.
Etymology Latin, nannus = small + Greek, stoma = mouth.
Tankmates Avoid boisterous tankmates, this is a small slow moving species that shoals.
Sexing Females, when in good condition, have a fuller body. Males tend to have brighter colours, typically a lot more red in the colouration.
Size Smallest 16mm, largest 65mm, average 36mm, most commonly 29mm. All SL.
Species There are 17 "species" in the database
Keepers 2 species (11%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Hop to next section Most Kept Species
1. Nannostomus eques (50%)
2. Nannostomus beckfordi (50%)
 
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