Black Ghost Knifefish (7-9cm)

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Common Name: Black Ghost Knifefish.

Species: Apteronotus albifrons.

Habitat: South America: Venezuela to Paraguay and Paraná rivers. Also in the Amazon Basin of Peru. Occurs in rapidly flowing waters of creeks with a sandy bottom.

Potential Size: 50cm.

Social Behaviour: Although timid they are aggressive to their own kind but can be housed with other large peaceful fish such as Angelfish, Discus and Gourami. Nocturnal. 

Food: A micropredator. Much of its natural diet is insect larvae. Besides live foods, you should offer various frozen, freeze-dried, and pellet foods.

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