Black Arowana - Osteoglossum ferreirai
Species name: Osteoglossum ferreirai
Synonym: Osteoglossum ferrerai
Common Names: Black Arowana
Max. size: 100 cm / 40 inches
Origin: South America. Rio Negro
Company: Other large peaceful species.
Water parameters: pH 7-7,5 Temperature 24 - 30°C / 75 - 86° F
Aquarium setup: Osteoglossum ferreirai (Black Arowana) should only be kept in very large aquariums due to their size. The aquarium should be decorated with a lot of free surface area to swim on. Decorate the bottom after your taste or the preference of the species you keep with your arowana. Make large water changes of 30-40% once a week.
Feeding: Floating frozen and live food. After training also pellets.
Breeding: Not breed in aquarium.
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