Common name: Freshwater baracuda, Dog characin, Amazon Cachorro
Maximum size: 40 cm / 16 inches
Origin: Amazon basin
Company: Acestrorhynchus falcirostris (Freshwater baracuda) is a predator and should only be kept with equal sized and larger fish.
Water parameters: Temperature 24-28°C / 75-82°F; pH 6.0 - 8.0
Aquarium setup: Acestrorhynchus falcirostris (Freshwater baracuda) requires due to its size a very large aquarium. The aquarium should be filtrated to keep the water clean. The aquarium should be decorated with a lot of plants along the sides as the species otherwise tends to crash into the glass. Leave a lot of open space to swim on in the middle of the aquarium.
Feeding: Acestrorhynchus falcirostris (Freshwater baracuda) prefers live fish. Might be trained to accept dead fish if training starts when they are young.
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