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Silver Arowana

Silver Arowana
Osteoglossum Bicirrhosum

Length: 47.0"
Sex: Males have a longer anal fin.
Feeding: Prefers live foods and smaller fishes.
Social Behaviour: They are aggressive predators that should only be kept with large tank mates

Up Keep: Tank should have a soft gravel bottom with open swimming area at the top.
Breeding: Breeding requires a very large tank. The male will carry the eggs in his mouth and they hatch after 50 to 60 days.
Comments: This fish grows to be very large and is not recommended for anyone but an advanced aquarist.

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