Dorado (Salminus brasiliensis)

$49.99

A large predatory shoaling fish, the Dorado is an important food fish throughout its range in the Southern Amazon and Paraguay river basins where it is found in a wide variety of habitats. Typically found in clear, fast-moving, well-oxygenated water, these fish are powerful, active swimmers and require an enormous tank or ideally an indoor pond to maintain adult fish. A fast and aggressive fish by nature, tankmates should be chosen carefully.

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Description

Dorado (Salminus brasiliensis)

Origin: Wild Brazil
Locale: Rio Araguaia
Diet: Predator and live fish eater, will generally accept most frozen or prepared foods
Adult Size: 30″+
Recommended Tank Size: 300+ gallons
Compatibility: Aggressive toward most tankmates, can be territorial with each other

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.5 – 7.2
Temp:                     76-82F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm