Type locality is ‘Amazon River at Codajás, Amazonas, Brazil’, which is located approximately midway between Tefé and Manaus on the rio Solimões (Amazon) main channel, western Brazil. Its extended range is unclear although similar-looking fish have been exported from Peru on occasion.
Maximum Standard Length
40 – 50 mm.
Aquarium SizeTOP ↑
Minimum base dimensions of 90 ∗ 30 cm are recommended.
Ideally use a substrate of fine sand, although rounded gravel is an acceptable alternative provided it’s kept scrupulously clean.
Other décor is largely down to personal choice, but some cover should be provided to give the fish security.
Temperature: 20 – 26 °C
pH: 6.0 – 8.0
Hardness: 36 – 268 ppm
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