Normans Lampeye Lamp Eye Panchax
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.
Please be aware that the image is for illustration purposes only. We are unable to guarantee the exact size, colour, sex or age of the fishes you are purchasing. If you have any questions regarding livestock please contact us. To minimise stress we are unable to hand pick specific fish. Lifespan is an estimate based on optimum conditions.
Approx. size: 1-2cm (small)
Maximum size: 4cm
Ideal number kept together: 5+
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Hardness: 18-215 ppm
Temperature: 24–28 °C
This fish's aquarium requires a heater. Click here.
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.
The main food we recommend would be tropical fish flake. Occasional live or frozen food can be given as a treat.
Community with other small fish such as other Tetra, Corydoras and Shrimp.
To view our Compatibility Advisory Chart please select the Additional tab above.
Unknown in home aquaria.
They can live to 3 years in perfect conditions.
Ensure you meet its required welfare needs.
Ensure the fish is compatible with its new tankmates. Do your research online or contact us if unsure.
Ensure your aquarium fish tank or pondwater is dechlorinated. Click here.
Ensure your aquarium fish tank or pond is filtered and running, fully cycled ready for fish. For information on cyling click here.
Do not buy live fish as gifts or for third parties without consulting them.
Ensure your water pH is not too high or low for your desired fish. Click here for information on household water pH levels.
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BEFORE DELIVERING THIS FISH - PLEASE READ
All livestock will be delivered using APC Courier - the only delivery company in the UK licenced to carry live fish.
Combined postage and packaging for live fish is £16.95 or FREE for orders above £100.
Please check the AVAILABILITY (displayed in green/red above price) for estimated delivery timescale.
Once your order is placed we will contact you to arrange a delivery date.
Delivery of live fish can only take place between 8am and midday on a Wednesday, Thursday or Friday via APC Courier.
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Please be aware that APC will not ship live fish consignments when overnight temperatures are near or below freezing.
Please note: APC are unable to deliver live fish overseas or to unservicable postcodes that may effect welfare in transit. This includes but is not limited to the following areas and postcodes: Dublin and Eire, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Channel Islands, Scottish Isles and Highlands, certain Scottish Borders areas. Postcodes AB, BT, DD, DG, FK17+, GY, HS, IV, JE, KA27-28, KE, PA20+, PH16, PH30+, PO30, TD, ZE.
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GUARANTEE AND CLAIMS
We guarantee livestock for a period of 24 hours from receipt, afterwhich they are your responsibility to care for. Please be aware of the following criteria before you buy:
You must follow our acclimatising guide (provided in package) to safely introduce your fish.
Any losses must be reported within 24 hours of receipt.
Photographic evidence must be supplied in all cases.
Settlements for claims will be offered as store credit only.
We cannot accept the return of any aquatic livestock.
Shipping and packaging charges are non-refundable.
In the rare event of a loss upon arrival or within 24 hours of receipt click here for guidelines on reporting a claim.