Abramites hypselonotus
81F
Explanation of the symbols

73F
Family : Anostomidae
Origin : Orinoco and Amazon river
Length : 13 cm - 5"
Min.length aquarium : 120 cm - 45 "
English name : Marbled headstander
Young animals can be combined in almost any community aquarium.  Adults are extremely intolerant and aggressive to others of their species but they can be kept with other quiet species. It will eat soft-leaved plants so is best kept in a tank with large stones, bogwood, and sturdy plants such as Java ferns and Anubias.  A good filtration is necessary.

It feeds on plants and tiny invertebrates. It uses the headstanding position when feeding.

Aquarium breeding is unknown.
 

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