Aimara Wolf Fish (Hoplias aimara)
Origin: Wild Venezuela
Locale: Orinoco Basin near Puerto Carreno
Diet: Piscivore – will eat nearly any smaller fish. In the aquarium can be weaned on to frozen fish and shrimp
Adult Size: 30″+ (record specimens nearly 4′ in length)
Recommended Tank Size: 300+ gallons or more; ideally a custom indoor pond for a full grown fish
Compatibility: Extremely aggressive, likely to kill or severely injure nearly any tankmates. Best kept on their own.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 6.5 – 7.5
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 larger fish via air cargo when possible. Please contact us for a quote or for additional shipping info.