Spotted Headstander


Capture the allure and charm of the Chilodus punctatus (Spotted Headstander) in your own aquarium. Create a captivating underwater landscape and witness the mesmerizing swimming display of these intriguing creatures. Don’t miss out – order your Spotted Headstander today and embark on an extraordinary journey into the world of aquatic wonders.


Introducing the Chilodus punctatus, also known as the Spotted Headstander. This charismatic species is a true delight for aquarists, captivating with its unique behavior and striking appearance.

The Spotted Headstander boasts an intriguing adaptation that sets it apart from other fish – it has the ability to swim upside down. With its distinctive markings and fascinating head-down swimming behavior, this fish adds a touch of intrigue to any aquatic environment.

To ensure the optimal health and happiness of your Spotted Headstander, it is vital to maintain the ideal keeping conditions in your aquarium. Water temperature should be maintained between 22°C and 28°C, providing a comfortable habitat for these delightful creatures. Additionally, it is important to keep the pH level of the water between 6.0 and 7.0, accompanied by a general hardness ranging from 0 to 5 dGH.

Please note that the image used above is for illustrative purposes only, as young fish have yet to fully develop their vibrant colors and display their ultimate size potential.

Should you have any inquiries or require further information about this fascinating species, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our knowledgeable team is here to promptly address any questions or concerns you may have before placing your order. We are dedicated to ensuring your satisfaction and providing a personalized experience that caters to your needs.

Additional information

Weight0.3 kg

3 – 5 cm, 6 – 8 cm (Dutch Bred)