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Orange Spotted Sunfish


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Quick Statistics - Orange Spotted Sunfish
Temperament: Community - can coexist with goldfish and koi
Family: Centrarchidae
Diet: Omnivore
Adult Size: 3 - 5"
Care Level: Easy
Scientific Name: Lepomis humilis
Environment: Freshwater


The orange spotted sunfish is a relatively small fish species with a mouth that is rather large, extending to the eye. It can grow to a length of about three to five inches.

The distribution of this fish species is mainly in the Tennessee River System and the Black Belt district of the mobile basin. The orange spotted sunfish prefers habitats with a silt and sandy subtrates. In the wild it inhabits streams and rivers.

The spawning period for the orange spotted sunfish is from May to August. The fish usually feeds on small insect lavaes and crustaceans.

These fish are not very aggressive and can coexist with koi and goldfish in outside ponds.

 


ORANGE SPOTTED SUNFISH
orange spotted sunfish

ORANGE SPOTTED SUNFISH
orange spotted sunfish

ORANGE SPOTTED SUNFISH
orange spotted sunfish


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There are 4 comments
Posted by Boy – The North Pole
 

He is not missing an "S". He is missing an 'E".

Posted by George – Kansas
 

these fish are found all over the mid west, not tennesse

Posted by Pi – Portugal
 

you also forgot the male betta

Posted by Girl – ca
 

You are missing a S in Tennessee