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Black Wolf Fish (Hoplias curupira)

$79.99$159.99

A medium sized and widely distributed species of Hoplias, the Black Wolf or Curupira is found in a wide range of habitats throughout the Amazon Basin. With its stocky build and dark color, it is popular among predatory fish keepers and although less aggressive than some wolf fish species tankmates (if any) should be chosen with extreme care.

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Black Wolf Fish (Hoplias curupira)

Origin: Wild Colombia
Locale: Rio Orinoco
Diet: Predator and fish eater. Can be weaned onto frozen foods over time.
Adult Size: 16-20″
Recommended Tank Size: 120 gallons
Compatibility: Aggressive and likely to attack most tankmates. Fast-moving, similarly sized fish should be introduced with caution.

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.8 – 7.5
Temp:                     76-82F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm

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.

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