Size: can get to 11 inches (28cm) , usually smaller.
Habitat: South America, Eastern Brazil.
Min Tank Size: 75 Gallon.
Diet: Omnivorous, live, flake and frozen.
Behavior: Territorial, but fairly tolerant of other fish.
Water: Temperature range 68 – 73°F (20-23 C) ; pH: 6.5 – 7.0, Water Hardness: 5.0 – 10.0
Communities: Ok, with large non Aggressive fish.