Please Note: Livestock and Live Plants cannot be shipped to WA and TAS due to State Restrictions. All other states are OK.
200L is the minimum tank size you should consider. Depending on group size, a larger tank may be needed. Browse Aquarium Tank Selection here.
Balzanii Argentine Humphead love living in a group. They are generally peaceful and can keep together with calm species such as armored catfish or other cichlids from the Geophagus group, such as:
Coburg Aquarium, specialised in different species of live fish
In the aquarium they can be fed a varied diet of good quality pellets, flakes, insects, krill, and artemia. Cichlid Fish Food can be ：
They do fine with moderate water movement and strong efficient filtration. It is better to use an external filter such as a hang-on-the-back type or a canister filter. Here are some great brands to consider:
Balzanii Argentine Humpheads have digging behavior. So live aquarium plants that attach to driftwood and rocks, or potted plants are recommended, like Anubias on Driftwood, Aquarium Plants in pot. Check our Live Aquarium Plants here.
To mimic Balzanii Argentine Humphead's nature inbaitate. Rocks, Tree Roots, Driftwood, Pipe, and even clay pots are all good choices. Ornaments for your tank:
Sand are ideal substrates. A variety of Substrates are available at Coburg Aquarium.
Our design team enables us to create the tank you desire, install your tank where you wish to and provide a maintenance service to ensure everything runs smoothly. We can create almost any aquarium from the small home aquarium to large commercial aquariums. Please contact us if you need any custom tank services.