|Size:||Up to 48 inches (122 cm)|
|Note:||Should not be considered a home aquarium fish, young are sometimes seen for sale and caution should taken before purchasing. It is unfair to subject any animal to less than ideal living conditions.|
|Habitat:||SOUTH AMERICA: Brazil, Rio Negro, Venezuela, Amazon and Orinoco River basins.|
|Min Tank Size:||120 gallon for young, public aquarium for adults.|
|Water:||68 – 79°F (20 – 26°C) pH range: 5.8 – 6.8; dH range: 10|
|Communities:||Cannot be kept with smaller fish.|
|Suitability:||Poor, grows to large for the home aquaria.|
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