Hemiodusgracilis
 

81F
Explanation of the symbols

73F

Family : Hemiodontidae
Origin : Brazil, Guyanas
Length : 16 cm - 6"
Min.length aquarium : 150 cm - 60"
English name : Slender Hemiodus
This peaceful, somewhat shy schooling fish you can keep in a larger community aquarium.  The aquarium should be planted densely on the sides and background.  In the middle you should leave a lot of free swimming space.  The fish needs a lot of oxygen, so you should use a strong filter.  It is not a fish for beginners.  He can be kept together with other peaceful fishes.  It will take several weeks before they are accustomed in their new environment.

You should give them small live food.  Dry food is accepted as well.

About breeding in the aquarium nothing is known.

Photo Credit

Yoritaka Honda

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