False Tiger Knifefish (Gymnotus javari)
Origin: Wild Peru
Locale: Rio Ucayali
Diet: micropredator, feeding on insect larvae and small crustaceans in the wild. Will usually accept frozen foods in the aquarium.
Adult Size: 11″
Recommended Tank Size: 55 gallon
Compatibility: Generally peaceful but can be aggressive towards other knifefish.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 6.5 – 7.4