Normans Lampeye Lamp Eye Panchax

Normans Lampeye Lamp Eye Panchax

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Normans Lampeye

The lively Normans Lampeye. otherwise known as Lampeye Tetra or Lampeye Panchax, gets its name from the colouration of glowing blue around their eye. Lampeye's live best in a planted aquarium with hiding places. Despite its popularity in tetra community aquariums, it's actually a killifish, but will nonetheless live happilly in shoals with popular small tetra.


Approx. size: 1-2cm (small)
Maximum size: 4cm
Origin: Africa
Ideal number kept together: 5+

Water conditions
Our conditions: Temp 24 °C pH 7.5
pH: 6.0–7.5

Hardness: 18-215 ppm
Temperature: 24–28 °C

Ease of care

Moderate. These warm water fish are great for hobbyist just starting to look after tropical freshwater fish, they can be a little sensitive to changes in water conditions, so ensure water quality is optimum.

The main food we recommend would be tropical fish flake. Occasional live or frozen food can be given as a treat.

Community fish with other small fish such as other Tetra, Corydoras and Shrimp.

Difficult and rare in home aquaria.

Life Span
Normans Lampeye fish can live up to 3 years in perfect conditions. Image for illustration purposes only.

For more information on general fishkeeping and our shipping procedures click here.

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