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Sturdy, cylindrical fish that closely resembles the Asian snakeheads in behaviour as well as looks. The edges of dorsal and tail fins are orange or copper coloured.
Tropical Fish 2 Your Door stock
|Buy this fish online today from Wildwoods:|
|Fish Sex: Cant be sexed,||Size: 12-13cm,||Price: £79.95|
|Scroll down to view other shops which have this fish to buy in-store|
Fish information (behaviour and breeding):
A big, territorial, and highly predatory characin only suitable for the advanced aquarist. These fish not coexist with one another, cannot really be kept in a community tank, though sturdy tankmates such as plecs may be an option. But best kept alone.
|Distribution||Venezuela, Paraguay, Trinidad|
|Water Parameters||Soft, acid water preferred, but adaptable|
Useful sources of information:
For a well illustrated and detailed reference guide on this and many other fish, consider the Baensch Aquarium Atlases. Volume 1 contains all the common species, and later volumes cover more unusual species. You can buy these books here.
The latest shops to have this fish stocked in-store are listed below. Click on a shop name for full shop details, or click the link below the shops to view ALL shops that stock this fish.
|The WaterZoo||Peterborough||PE1 2PE|
Other fish added to TFF recently:
Other fish added to TFF/TF2YD recently can be viewed below.
|Scientific Name||Common Name|
|Trigonostigma somphongsi||Siamese Dwarf Rasbora|
|Channa melasoma||Black Snakehead|
|Moenkhausia copei||Tetra Copei|