Alligator Gar (Atracosteus spatula)
Origin: Aquacultured Asia
Diet: Predator and live fish eater. Can be weaned on to frozen foods
Adult Size: 36″+
Recommended Tank Size: 1000 gallon+. Realistically only suitable for a pond or specialized custom aquarium
Compatibility: Generally peaceful towards fish too small to be eaten. Should be kept with similarly sized fish.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 6.8 – 7.8
Temp: Prefers slightly cooler water than most tropicals – 65-76F
Shipping Note: Due to size, the need for extra packing, and space requirements, larger sizes may not be eligible for our flat rate shipping. We strongly recommend shipping large fish via air cargo when possible. Please contact us for a quote or for additional shipping info.