Keeping SnapshotDifficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 24-30 cm
Temperament: Relatively peaceful, will eat small fish.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH Level: 7.2 - 7.8
General Hardness: Moderate
Brazil: Matto grosso, Rio Paraguay
Eggs are laid on a hard surface, the eggs (and hatched fry) are guarded by both parents.
Omnivorous. Eats all normal foods.
Relatively peaceful despite its large adult size. Colouration develops into a rich chocolate and chocolate-red colour as the fish matures. Females remain smaller than males.
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