Irwini / Giant Talking Catfish (Megalodoras uranoscopus)
Origin: Wild Peru
Locale: Rio Amazonas outside Iquitos
Diet: Feeds primarily on invertebrates and crustaceans in the wild. Will usually accept frozen and prepared foods in the aquarium
Adult Size: 24″
Recommended Tank Size: 180 Gallon
Compatibility: Generally not aggressive, even toward smaller fish.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 6.5 – 7.5
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