Elephant Nose Fish

The elephant nose evolved to locate prey through a low voltage electric field. This takes a lot of brain power so in one aspect these fish have a higher brain mass to body weight than humans or dolphins. There has never been a report that anyone has successfully applied for their assistance with homework. However, most agree that they are a fascinating feature in the tank.  They do need live and frozen foods, not known as flake or pellet eaters.

  • Origin: West Africa
  • Lifespan: 12 years
  • Max size: 10 inches
  • Food: Live black worms, frozen, freeze dried
  • Shipping Size: 3 to 5 inches