True Piramutaba Catfish (Brachyplatystoma vaillantii)


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True Piramutaba Catfish (Brachyplatystoma vaillantii)

Origin: Wild Suriname
Locale: Coastal rivers
Diet: Predator and piscivore. Will usually accept frozen foods and can be weaned onto pellets over time.
Adult Size: 36″+
Recommended Tank Size: Only the largest custom aquariums or indoor ponds are appropriate to maintain this species
Compatibility: Predatory but generally not aggressive. Will eat anything they can fit in their surprisingly large mouths

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.5 – 7.5
Temp:                     78-82F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm

Shipping Note: Due to size, the need for extra packing, and space requirements, larger sizes may not eligible for our flat rate shipping. We strongly recommend shipping via air cargo when possible. Please contact us for a quote or for additional shipping info.