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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: 7-8cm,||Price: £49.95|
|Fish Sex: Cant be sexed,||Size: 12-14cm,||Price: £69.95|
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.
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