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Family: Pimelodidae

Pimelodus blochii

Common Name:

Four-line pictus, Bloch’s catfish

Size: 10in (25cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: River basins from Panama to Brazil.
Min Tank Size: At least 55 gallons for adult.
Diet: Omnivorous, will readily accept sinking cichlid pellets,catfish pellets,Algae wafers,frozen brine shrimp.
Behavior: Peaceful with other large fish. Will eat smaller fish.
Water: Temperature of 68°F to 79°F (20°-26° C) , pH range: 6.0 – 7.5; dH range: 4 10
Care: Easy.
Communities: Do not keep with small fish.
Suitability: For the more advanced.

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