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Scientific Name:

Crenicichla Acutirostris

Common Name:


Locality:


Adult Size:

12-13 inches

Sexing:

Females have a thin white submarginal band on the dorsal fin, brighter coloration.

Distribution:

Amazon River basin, in the Tapajós and Aripuanã River basins.

pH:

6.5

Temperature:

82-86 F

Breeding:

No successful aquarium breeding to date.

Tank Mate(s):

Fairly peaceful for a big crenicichla.

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