Small Toothed Whiptail

lg 90027 whiptail
Latin name: (Pentapodus emeryii)

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Minimum Tank Size

125 gallons



The Small Toothed Whiptail is an ideal candidate for any aquarium. Not only are they peaceful and easy to care for, but they also serve a valuable purpose in the tank. They actively stir the sand, helping to keep the environment clean and healthy. Additionally, they feed on small crustaceans and worms, making them a great source of natural tank maintenance. With the perfect balance of practicality and beauty, the Small Toothed Whiptail is an ideal choice for aquariums of novice or expert aquarists.

A healthy and balanced diet is essential for the Small Toothed Whiptail. It should include a variety of meaty foods such as mysis shrimp, vitamin-enriched brine shrimp, and frozen preparations. A regular rotation of these foods will ensure a healthy diet and keep the Small Toothed Whiptail in optimal condition. Additionally, it is important to provide a variety of different sizes of food so that the Whiptail can find the right food for its size. Feeding the Small Toothed Whiptail a varied diet will help ensure a healthy and happy aquarium. Finally, it is important to monitor the Whiptail’s food intake and adjust the diet accordingly.

The approximate purchase size of this pen is 1-1/4″ to 2-1/4″.

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