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Abramites hypselonotus


Species: Abramites hypselonotus
Common Name: Marbled Headstander; High-backed Headstander, Striped Headstander
Size: 5 in (13 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Streams and rivers of the Orinoco and Amazon river system<./td>
Min Tank Size: 55 gallons for an adult.
Diet: Mainly herbivorous. Will accept flake frozen and some live.
Behavior: Semi aggressive. Best to kept singly.
Water: Ph: 6.0 to 7.5, Soft to medium. dH range: 13.0 - 19.0, temperature: 73°F to 81°F (23-27°C)
Care: Provide plant supplements. Covered aquarium as they jump.
Communities: Good, watch for fin nipping. Keep with other medium to large fish.
Suitability: OK.

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