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How to look after
(Other members of the genus Anostomus)
ADULT SIZE: 18 cm
WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical
TEMPERATURE RANGE: 23-28 C
FOOD: Feed Anostomus anostomus live and dried foods
AQUARIUM CARE: This larger characin needs a larger tank in which it inhabits the middle and bottom strata. Hiding places are essential, and care must be taken to ensure that individuals are feeding happily.
BREEDING: Breeding is difficult, and in most cases will not occur in the aquarium.