Satanoperca jurupari

Common Name:

Demon eartheater

Size: 10 inches in captivity (25cm)
Habitat: South America: Amazon River basin, from Peru, Ecuador and Colombia to the mouth of Amazon River, in Amapá (Brazil), and eastern French Guiana. .
Min Tank Size: 55 gallons+
Diet: Omnivorous, live foods (i.e., black worms, chopped earthworms), vegetables and fruits, in addition to the basic flake and pellet foods.
Behavior: Peaceful, except towards species.
Water: Temperature: 74°F to 82°F (23°-28° C), pH range: 6.3 – 7.0; dH range: 5 – 10
Care: Intermediate.
Communities: Not with smaller fish.
Suitability: Anyone who can care for large adult fish.

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