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Everglades Pygmy Sunfish

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Introducing the delightful Everglades Pygmy Sunfish, a captivating addition to your nano aquarium that brings charm and vibrancy to a small scale. With its unique coloring and playful nature, this eye-catching fish is sure to become a beloved focal point in your aquatic world.

Scientifically known as Elassoma evergladei, the Everglades Pygmy Sunfish boasts a distinctive appearance that sets it apart from other nano fish. Its body is adorned with a range of colors, from warm oranges and reds to earthy browns, creating a visually captivating palette that mirrors the hues of its natural habitat.

Beyond its striking colors, the Everglades Pygmy Sunfish is known for its active and inquisitive behavior, adding life and energy to your nano tank. Its small size and playful demeanor make it an ideal choice for confined aquarium spaces, ensuring a lively and engaging aquatic environment.

With its compact size, the Everglades Pygmy Sunfish typically reaches an average length of about 1 to 1.5 inches (2.5 to 3.8 centimeters), making it a perfect fit for nano tanks and micro setups. Its diminutive stature and curious swimming patterns make it a captivating addition to any well-maintained aquarium.

Caring for the Everglades Pygmy Sunfish is relatively straightforward, as it adapts well to a range of water conditions. It prefers slightly acidic to neutral water with temperatures between 70°F to 80°F (21°C to 27°C). Offering a balanced diet of high-quality micro pellets, live or frozen treats, and occasionally small live prey will ensure its well-being and vibrant coloring.

Elevate your nano aquarium with the captivating allure of the Everglades Pygmy Sunfish. Its unique coloring and lively personality will infuse your aquatic world with charm and vibrancy. Whether you're new to nano aquariums or an experienced hobbyist, this remarkable fish is sure to bring joy and fascination to your underwater haven. Don't miss the opportunity to welcome the Everglades Pygmy Sunfish into your nano aquarium and witness its beauty firsthand!

Please Note: All fish shipments have a 100% Live Arrival Guarantee when shipping with Overnight (1 Day) option. All other options void our Live Arrival Guarantee for fish. 

We feed our fish a mix of frozen, live and prepared foods including daphnia, baby brine, bloodworms, and cyclops. 

Our Tank Parameters

  • Ph: 6.0 to 7.5
  • Gh: 8 to 16
  • Kh:  4 to 7
  • TDS: 180 to 250
  • Temp: 72 to 80

Tank Recommendations

  • Leaves: Indian Almond or Guava
  • Wood: Malaysian or Mopani
  • Cones: Alder Cones
  • Other: A buffered substrate as they prefer soft acidic water

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