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    The Gasteropelecus sternicla is like a swallow flying in the sky. Noble and generous posture, also known as the queen of tropical fish. They are gentle and timid. There are some difficulties in reproduction. The whole transparent color of the fins is relatively single. How to raise the Gasteropelecus sternicla?

    Environment and water exchange should not be too frequent, and lighting should not be too strong. Gasteropelecus sternicla like weak acid soft water. The water temperature is between 22-28 degC, which is not resistant to the rapid changes of the environment. They often get sick due to acclimatization in a short time when they buy home. Gasteropelecus sternicla are timid and sensitive. When they are frightened, they swim nervously and quickly. They often jump out of the water. Therefore, the larger the water is, the better. Group feeding can enhance their sense of safety to a certain extent.

    Food, Gasteropelecus sternicla almost only eat small live bait with strong activity ability. If they can try to make them accept easily available feed, they are more likely to feed. In view of the difficulty of breeding.

    The number and the minimum number in aquarium should not be less than 6. Considering the possible loss caused by the failure of adaptation in the first introduction, it is advisable to purchase about 10 items at a time.

    Jumping problem, Gasteropelecus sternicla need high dissolved oxygen water with great fluidity, a large aquarium with a length of more than 1 meter can only be suitable for about 10 Gasteropelecus sternicla groups, and they are the most jumping species among all tropical fish, which can be caused by shock, change of water situation, courtship and foraging. Occasionally, Gasteropelecus sternicla fly several feet with their wings like pectoral fins. Even if they cover the roof, they will be severely damaged by violent impact on the hard roof. The safe way is to pull a cloth net over the water surface to play a buffering role, and arrange some floating water grass as a barrier in the water.

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