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Scientific Name: Retroculus xinguensis
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Pronunciation: r
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Geo. Origin: Rio Xingu
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Habitat: River Rapids and Fast-Flowing Water
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Diet: Omnivore
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Gender Differences: Dimorphic
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Breeding: Substrate Spawner
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Temperament: Peaceful
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Conspecific Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
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Maximum Size: 10"
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Temperature: 80°F
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pH: < 7
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Water Hardness: Soft
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Difficulty: 5


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Eye Fin Underwater Fish Marine biology

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Water Organism Underwater Fish Terrestrial plant

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Botany Organism Underwater Terrestrial plant Reptile

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Photo Credit: Pekka Katajisto


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There is little known about R. xinguensis as it is rarely available for export. Clean water with good surface agitation is a must. Males have vibrant red dorsal and anal fins and grow larger than females. We are not aware of any spawning reports of this species currently.
 
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