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Scientific Name: Caquetaia spectabilis
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Geo. Origin: AmazonAmazon River & Araguari River in Brazil; Branco River drainage in Brazil and Guyana
Habitat: Adjacent to nearshore vegitation
Diet: Carnivore
Gender Differences: Dimorphic
Breeding: Substrate Spawner
Temperament: Aggressive
Conspecific Temperament: Highly Aggressive
Maximum Size: 10"
Temperature: 82°F
pH: < 7
Water Hardness: Soft
Difficulty: 2


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High water quality is a must or Head and/or Lateral Line Erosion will occur (HLLE). Spectabilisis a healthy eater and will not think twice about eating fish that can fit in its highly protrusible jaws. Females do not grow beyond 6" in length.
 
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