Practical Fishkeeping (UK) - - Species Showcase -

Sci­en­tific name: Panaque bathy­philus Pro­nun­ci­a­tion: Pan-ah-kay bath-ee-fill-uss Size: 40cm max­i­mum Ori­gin: Ama­zonas, Brazil Habitat: Deep, fast-flow­ing ma­jor rivers and trib­u­taries, among fallen wood Tank size: 180x60x60cm Wa­ter re­quire­ments: 6.0-7.0 ph, 2-12°H Tem­per­a­ture: 21-24°C Tem­per­a­ment: Very peace­ful, pos­si­bly ter­ri­to­rial to­wards other Panaque Feed­ing: Prob­a­bly a de­tri­ti­vore or scav­enger. Of­fer fresh fruit and veg, as well as oc­ca­sional meaty treats like blood­worm, and gel foods like Repashy. Wood in the tank is ad­vis­able Avail­abil­ity and cost: Rare; from £35 each

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