Thursday, September 8, 2011


 SEYCHELLES, Seychelles Killifish, R3.50, 1993

Pachypanchax playfairi, also known as the Jeweled Panchax, the Sawback Killifish or the Seychelles Killifish. It acquires a total length of about 3 1/2 to 4 inches if raised under optimum conditions. 

It is cigar shaped, being quite round in the middle especially on the females. The sides are adorned with red and gleaning green spots on a olive to tan background, with the same pattern continuing on the fins of the males.

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