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Apteronotus albifrons - Black ghost knifefish

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latin name: Apteronotus albifrons, Sternarchus albifrons, Gymnotus albifrons
common name: Black ghost, Apteronotid Eel, Black ghost knifefish

Family: Notopteridae
Continent of origin: South America
Origin country: Brazil, Venezuela, Paraguay, Peru,
Size: under 50 cm (19.69 inch)
Minimal tank volume: 500 litre (132 US gal)
Temperature: 23 °C (73.4 °F) - 30 °C (86 °F)
pH tolerance: 6.5 - 7,5
Water hardness tolerance: 5 - 10 °dKH
Tank type: freshwater tank
Floor water column: bottom
Life span: 16 years
Behavior: aggressive toward their own kind
Care level: moderately difficult
Feeding: carnivore -

Similar fish in catalogue: Chitala ornata, Notopterus chitala, Papyrocranus afer, Chitala lopis, Papyrocranus congoensis, Xenomystus nigri, Chitala blanci, Notopterus notopterus, ...

Apteronotus albifrons is kept in next tanks: Amazonas 300 , Tank No. 3133, Tank No. 3135, Tank No. 3187,

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Apteronotus albifrons - Black ghost knifefish
Latin name:
Apteronotus albifrons
Sternarchus albifrons
Gymnotus albifrons
Common name:
Black ghost knifefish

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