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Anostomus anostomus


Species: Anostomus anostomus
Common Name: Anostomus
Size: Up to 7 inches (18 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Amazon and Orinoco River Basins.
Min Tank Size: 30 gallon.
Diet: Omnivorous: Prefers algae and plant matter will accept Flakes, Frozen and live foods.
Behavior: Peaceful, Keep singularly or more than 6 due to inter-species aggression.
Water: 73 -82°F (23 28°;C) Soft to medium hard, dh range 2-18, pH : 5.8 - 7.5
Care: Easy after acclimation.
Communities: Good, may nip slower moving fish. Keep with medium to larger species.
Suitability: Good for well established tanks.

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