The offspring of Ostorhinchus margaritophorus are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Ostorhinchus margaritophorus, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Ostorhinchus margaritophorus, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Susceptibly: Very transport-sensitive and delicately during accustomisation. Then again with good feeding very durable.
Social Behaviour: A swarmfish, which will stay close to his comrades in danger. Peaceful against other inhabitants.
Tank: Needs a well structured tank with hiding places. Well suitable for reef tanks.
A very beautiful swarmfish. In dealer tanks often just colorless grey. Swims in a swarm even during the day and has an interesting breeding behaveour. The male carry the eggs in a sack on their throat.