Orinoco Shovelnose Catfish (Pseudoplatystoma orinocense)


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Orinoco Shovelnose Catfish (Pseudoplatystoma orinocense)

Origin: Wild Colombia
Diet: A predator in the wild, will eat anything small enough to fit in its mouth. In the aquarium, will usually accept frozen foods.
Adult Size: 20″
Recommended Tank Size: 120 Gallon
Compatibility: Peaceful towards most tankmates large enough to avoid being eaten.

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.0 – 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 additional shipping info.