Size: Approx. 4-5″
Minimum Tank Size: 200 gallons
Care Level: Intermediate
Temperament: Large Aggressive – Predatory
Aquarium Hardiness: Moderately hardy
Water Conditions: 72-82° F, KH 5-25, pH 6.5-8.0
Max. Size: 40″
Color Form: Yellow with thick brown or black stripes
Diet: They will readily eat live foods, frozen foods as well a pellet diet.
Compatibility: Tankmates need to be appreciably larger
Origin: Lake Malawi in Africa
Lifespan: 5 years
Aquarist Experience Level: Advanced
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Minimum Tank Size: 300 gallons Care Level: Medium Temperament: Very aggressive Aquarium Hardiness: Hardy Water Conditions: 72-82° F, pH 6.5-7.8 Max Size: 2m Color Form: Same general colour pattern consisting of three darkly pigmented bands or blotches on the body. Irregularly placed spots may also be present on the body Diet: Larval foods such as bloodworm and also shrimp. larger morsels (including fish) can be offered as the fish grows. Compatibility: In nature, it is a truly excellent predator, typically hunting in groups. In captivity, exhibits very anti-social behaviour so introduce other (large) fishes with extreme care as it reportedly eats scales and fin parts of some large fish kept with it. Will eat anything smaller. Origin: Ganges in India, and the Mekong and Chao Phraya basins in Thailand Family: Sisoridae Lifespan: 5-10 years Aquarist Experience Level: Intermediate
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