Torpedo Pike Characin, Pike Characin.
|Size:||Up to 9 in (23 cm) in the wild.|
|Habitat:||South America: Amazon River basin.|
|Min Tank Size:||100 (400 litre) Gallons for a small school.|
|Diet:||Carnivorous: Prefers live food however may except earthworms, frozen or freezed dried chunky food such as freshwater shrimp.|
|Behavior:||Active predator will eat smaller fish. Peaceful to its own kind. prefers to be in shoals.|
|Water:||Water Chemistry not overly critical, 73 -81°F (23– 27°C) pH 6.5-7.2 dH range: 4 – 18|
|Care:||Large Open spaces, with plants and driftwood. Easily spooked.|
|Communities:||Can be housed with larger fish and large bottom feeders.|
|Suitability:||Intermediate, may jump, Lids should be required for this fish.|
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