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Leopard Bush Fish

Discussion in 'Tropical Discussion' started by Freddy Robins, Sep 10, 2019 at 7:30 PM.

  1. Freddy Robins

    Freddy Robins New Member

    Aug 11, 2019
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    Howdy all, I recently set up my 55 gallon planted aquarium and wanted to stock it. I originally wanted a school of black emperor tetras, but then I stumbled upon the leopard bush fish. I would love to put one of them in my tank(I couldn't put them together right?) and also if are there any tankmates that would work with them, and/or algae eaters? And also if I got both fish at around 1" would the leopard grow up with them? Thanks!
    #1 Freddy Robins, Sep 10, 2019 at 7:30 PM
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2019 at 7:45 PM
  2. Byron

    Byron Member

    Feb 25, 2009
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    Leopard bush fish, species Ctenopoma acutirostre, is not a general community fish but needs some special conditions. You can read more here:


    As for algae eaters...most so-called fish either do not eat algae or have very specialized algae diets. I'm not certain just what you are asking with this.
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