African Arowana (Heterotis niloticus)
Origin: Wild West Africa
Locale: Freshwater lakes in Nigeria
Diet: One of the only fish in its family to specialize in eating smaller food items. Juvenile fish are filter feeders that require large amounts of tiny food items.
Adult Size: 24″
Recommended Tank Size: 120 gallon+
Compatibility: Generally peaceful with most tankmates. May get bullied by large aggressive fish.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 7.0 – 7.6
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