|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pachypterus acutirostris (Day, 1870)|
|Common Name||Myanmar Neotropius|
|Type Locality||Throughout Myanmar.|
|Pronunciation||a kew tee ross triss|
|Etymology||The specific epithet comes from the Latin acutus, meaning sharp, and rostrum, meaning snout, in reference to the relatively long snout of this species|
|Size||80mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||This species is readily distinguishable from silurids by the presence of a small adipose fin. It can be distinguished from Pseudeutropius spp. in having a shorter anal fin, and from N. atherinoides in having a longer snout.|
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|IUCN Red List Status||Least Concern|
|pH||6.0 - 7.0|
|Temperature||22.0-27.0°C or 71.6-80.6°F (Show species within this range)|
|Feeding||Will eat all manner of live, frozen and prepared foods.|
|Furniture||Provide plenty of vegetation in the form of a heavily planted tank for the fish to hide in.|
|Compatibility||A peaceful, schooling species that is compatible with most fish. Should be kept in groups of three or more indivduals. Ideal tankmates are other small Asian fish (barbs, rasboras, gouramies) in a biotope setup.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1869 (pt 3) (art. 3) (for 9 Dec. 1869), pp 618.|
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|Last Update||2019 Sep 17 13:46 (species record created: 2001 Apr 21 00:00)|