Black Barred Myleus - Myleus schomburgki Myleus schomburgki
Black Barred Myleus


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Black Barred Myleus - Myleus schomburgki

Species name: Myleus schomburgki

Synonym: Myleus schomburgki

Common name: Black-Barred Myleus

Family: Serrasalmidae

Order: Characins

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 23 cm / 9 inches

Environment: Freshwater

Origin: Brazil, Venezuela

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Myleus schomburgki (Black-Barred Myleus) is suitable for community aquarium with other mid sized fish.

Water parameters: Temperature 24-27˚C / 75-80˚F; pH 6.4 – 7.0

Aquarium setup: Myleus schomburgki (Black-Barred Myleus) should be kept in an aquarium with plenty of hiding places among bogwood and rocks. Do not use plants since

Feeding: Myleus schomburgki (Black-Barred Myleus) will accept most food types. It is important that they get a lot of vegetables in their diet.

Breeding: Myleus schomburgki (Black-Barred Myleus) has been breed in aquariums but very little is know about how to breed them

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