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Silver Pacu

Silver Pacu
Colossoma Brachypomus

Length: 18.0"
Sex: No known differences.
Feeding: They will eat flakes, frozen and live foods including small fish.
Social Behaviour: Peaceful but should only be kept with fish of equal size.


Up Keep: Keep in a large aquarium with no plants. Make sure you have a good sized filter for a steady current.
Breeding: Never been done in a home aquarium.
Comments: This fish is a cousin of the Piranha but not aggressive. They have a taste for vegetation and will eat aquarium plants. Be sure to have a large aquarium as they grow to be pretty big.


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