Pelican Knifefish Pair (Compsaraia samueli)
Origin: Wild Peru
Locale: Rio Amazonas outside Iquitos
Diet: A micropredator, feeding on insect larvae and small crustaceans in the wild. Will usually accept protein rich frozen foods like bloodworms or mysis shrimp.
Adult Size: 12″+
Recommended Tank Size: 75 gallon+
Compatibility: Generally peaceful but can be aggressive towards other knifefish. May eat smaller fish.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 6.5 – 7.4
Shipping Note: Due to their large size and need for a large shipping box, certain sizes may not be eligible for our flat rate shipping. We recommend air cargo for larger fish whenever possible. Please contact us for more information on shipping options or for a quote