Keeping SnapshotDifficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 35-45 cm
Temperament: Predatory, ignores fish it can't swallow!
Preferred Water Parameters
pH Level: 6.8-8.0
General Hardness: Soft-Moderate
Northern and Eastern Australia
Lays eggs on a firm surface (eg tree root), eggs guarded by male until hatched.
Carnivore, prefers live or frozen foods. Will eat small fish.
Looks deceptively slow and reluctant to move (hence the common name), but is a lethal predator to smaller fish.
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