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Silver Arowana

(4 customer reviews)

$320.00$850.00

Common name: Silver Arowana
Family: Osteoglossidae
Recommended water hardness (dGH): 4 – 12°N (71.43 – 214.29ppm)
Recommended temperature: 24 – 30 °C (75.2 – 86°F
The way how these fish reproduce: Spawning
Where the species comes from South America
Temperament to its own species: aggressive/territorial
Temperament toward other fish species: peaceful
Usual place in the tank: Middle levels

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Silver Arowana are classed as prehistoric fish, they have evolved only slightly compared to other species of fish on this planet. They also have a nasty bite as their tongue is also covered in small teeth so treat the Silver Arowana with respect and keep your fingers at a safe distance from the fishes mouth. As adults they can grow up to 4 feet in length so will require a very large aquarium. They are active swimmers so the aquarium needs to be at least three times their body length to give them space so an adult specimen will require an aquarium that is 12 feet in length, always remember this if you decide on purchasing a small juvenile that may be only a few inches in length. They are also excellent jumpers so the aquarium will need a tight-fitting lid to prevent them from leaping out of the tank.

As expected with larger species of fish they are high waste producers and with the size of the aquarium required a large filtration system will be needed, keeping these fish for a long time is not cheap so make sure your allowed budget will let you cover all the needs that the Silver Arowana demands.

Fish Size

4-6 inch = $320, 6-8 Inch = $510, 8-10 Inch = $850

4 reviews for Silver Arowana

  1. Tian Jin

    The best I have in my aquarium. Thanks guys.

  2. eleema

    Aww I love the silver, they are my favorite

  3. Selius

    great one

  4. Manuel

    Best ever

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