Species name: Hemiodus gracilis
Synonym: Hemiodopsis semitaeniata
Common name: Slender Hemiodus
Maximum size: 15 cm / 6 inches
Origin: Amazonas, Rio San Francisco, Brazil, Guyana
Company: Hemiodus gracilis (Slender Hemiodus) is suitable for community aquariums with other species with a similar temperament and requirements.
Water parameters: Temperature 22-25°C / 72-77ºF; pH 5.8 – 7.2
Aquarium setup: Hemiodus gracilis (Slender Hemiodus) should be kept in an large aquarium with large open areas and a few densely planted areas. They should always be kept in schools of no less then 10 fish.
Feeding: Hemiodus gracilis (Slender Hemiodus) will accept most food types but prefers live food.
Breeding: we have no information about how to breed Hemiodus gracilis (Slender Hemiodus) in aquariums.