Synonyms Aplocheilichthys gambiensis, A. manni, A. normani, Haplochilichthys gambiensis, Micropanchax gambiensis, M. macrurus manni, M. manni, M. normani, Poropanchax manni
Distribution Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, and Togo.
Sexual Dimorphism Males develop longer, more pointed fins compared to those of the females, which are shorter and rounder. Males often grow larger and are slightly more colourful overall.
Maximum Size 4cm (1.6″)
Water Parameters pH: 6.5-7.5, dH: up to 15 degrees.
Temperature 22-26 deg C (72-79 deg F)
Compatibility Specialist community of tiny peaceful fish only; Species only aquarium.
Lighting Dim. However, brighter lighting can be used if it is diffused by floating plants.