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Brown Hoplo

Species: Hoplosternum littorale
Common Name: Brown Hoplo
Size: 10 in (24 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: most river drainages north of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Min Tank Size: At least 55 gallons for adult.
Diet: Omnivore, will take flake frozen, live and sinking pellets.
Behavior: Peaceful, bottom swimmer.
Water: Temperature of 71°F to 82°F (22°-28° C) , pH range: 6.5 7.5; dH range: 6 - 22
Care: Easy.
Communities: Excellent, can get aggressive at feeding time.
Suitability: Good for all.

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