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This fish is truly unique and rewarding to observe. It requires a secure and well-maintained habitat to thrive, and when properly cared for, the Elephant Nose can live up to 10 years. To ensure optimal health, the water quality should be monitored regularly and the tank should be kept clean. Additionally, providing a variety of live, frozen, and dry foods will ensure that the Elephant Nose is getting a balanced diet. Furthermore, this fish is a social creature, so it is recommended to purchase a group of at least three or four individuals to maximize its chances of being happy and healthy.
The Elephant Nose is a carnivorous species, and will consume a variety of meaty foods. This includes blood worms, chopped earthworms, brine shrimp, flake and pellet foods, as well as an assortment of frozen meaty foods. It is important to provide a balanced diet of nutrient-rich foods to ensure the long-term health of your Elephant Nose. Additionally, variety is important to ensure that your pet receives a full spectrum of vitamins and minerals.
If you are looking for a purchase that is small or medium in size, our Approximate Purchase Size guide can help.