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Family: Polycentridae
Species: Monocirrhus polyacanthus
Common Name: South American Leaf fish
Size: Up to 4 inches.(10cm)
Min Tank Size: 20 gallon.
Habitat: South America: Amazon River basin in Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, Columbia, and Venezuela.
Diet: Carnivorous, only live food.
Behavior: Territorial, keep with themselves.
Water: pH 6.0 to 6.5, dH range: 5 - 8, temperature range 72 to 79°F (22°C - 26°C)
Care: Hard, sensitive to water conditions.
Communities: No, species tank only.
Suitability: For the specialist, willing to maintain them in a species tank.

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