Red Tail Barracuda, Spotted Cachorro.
|Size:||Up to 10.75 in (27 cm) in the wild.|
|Habitat:||South America: Amazon and Orinoco River basins and rivers of Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana|
|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, 75 -82°F (24– 28°C) pH 6.0-7.5 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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