Thermometer Knifefish (Gymnorhamphichthys hypostomus)
Origin: Wild Peru
Locale: Rio Itaya
Diet: Feeds on small invertebrates in the wild. Will usually accept frozen foods in the aquarium.
Adult Size: 12″
Recommended Tank Size: 60 gallon
Compatibility: Peaceful towards all tankmates. Can be easily outcompeted for food by larger or faster fish.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 6.2 – 7.2