Black Pacu (Colossoma macropomum)
Origin: Wild Colombia
Diet: Omnivore, feeds largely on fruit and nuts in the wild. Will accept most prepared foods in the aquarium.
Adult Size: 30″
Recommended Tank Size: 400 gallons; realistically suited only for the largest custom aquariums or indoor ponds
Compatibility: Generally a peaceful giant, but may intimidate smaller or slower-swimming tankmates. Best kept with similarly sized large fish.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 6.5 – 7.2