Ornate Pim - Pimelodus ornatus
Species name: Pimelodus ornatus
Synonym: Pimelodus clarias
Common name: Ornate pim
Maximum size: 30 cm / 12 inches
Origin: South America, Amazon basin
Company: Pimelodus ornatus (Ornate pim) should no be kept with smaller species.
Water parameters: Temperature 24-25°C / 75-77°F pH 6.5-7.5
Aquarium setup: Pimelodus ornatus (Ornate pim) requires large aquariums since they are large constantly moving fishes. The aquarium should be decorated so that there are a lot of free areas to swim on and some caves. Plants are optional. Pimelodus ornatus (Ornate pim) can be kept alone but do better if kept in groups.
Feeding: Pimelodus ornatus (Ornate pim) accepts most food.
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