12" (26 cm) for dwarfs, some species up to 39"
Africa: Occurs in much of the Nile system. Widespread
throughout tropical Africa.
Min Tank Size:
At least 55 gallons for dwarf. Other species public
Carnivorous, garden worms, frozen bloodworms,shrimp
Aggressive predatory species.
Temperature of 74°F to 84°F (23°-30° C) , pH range:
7.0 – 8.0; dH range: 4 - 25
NO, keep singly.
Only for the advanced hobbyist.
This species is equipped with electrical organs
in the cutaneous layer of the skin. The fish insulates itself
against shock by a thick fatty layer. The head is the negative
pole, while the tail is the positive pole. This species will grow
accustomed to their keeper and may take food from ones hand.