Leporinus - Leporinus fasciatus Ladigesia roloffi


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Leporinus - Leporinus fasciatus

Species name: Leporinus fasciatus

Synonym: Leporinus fasciatus

Common name: Leporinus

Family: Anostomidae

Order: Characins

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 30 cm / 12 inches

Environment: freshwater

Origin: Amazon, Venezuela

Temperament: Aggressive.

Company: Leporinus fasciatus (Leporinus) is suitable for community aquariums with other larger species. Do not keep with long finned species.

Water parameters: Temperature 22-25˚C / 72-77ºF; pH 5.5 – 7.5

Aquarium setup: Leporinus fasciatus (Leporinus) should be kept in large aquariums that are decorated with a lot of hiding places among bogwood. The aquarium has to well covered since they are very good jumpers. Do not keep them in planted aquariums since they will eat the plants.

Feeding: Leporinus fasciatus (Leporinus) should be feed a vegetable diet.

Breeding: We have no information about any successful Leporinus fasciatus (Leporinus) spawnings.

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