Malabar Leaf Fish (Pristolepis marginatus)
Origin: Wild India
Locale: Western Ghats; Kerala and Karnataka
Diet: Micropredator and insect eater. Will accept most frozen and prepared foods in the aquarium.
Adult Size: 6″
Recommended Tank Size: 40 gallon
Compatibility: A somewhat shy but predatory fish, compatible with most similarly sized species but small fish are at risk of being eaten.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 6.0 – 7.5