habitat: Paraguay, Rio Paraguay, Rio Parana
size: ca. 25 cm
food: frozen bloodworms and smelts, and living little fish
aquarium size: in an aquarium with a minimum footprint of 80x40 cm
socialization:They can easily be kept with smaller Plecos or Tetras. Larger Cichilds can be too intrusive. Smaller fishes, which are living or sleeping at the ground can be eaten. They also should have the same temperature requirement
breeding: not jet
remarks: This species is NOT for beginners!
It is a very interesting and active species, which is unfortunately not often imported.