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Flagtail Prochilodus Size

flagtail prochilodus size

How big do flagtail fish get?

In addition to the Amazon River basin, flagtail characins can be found in the central and western Amazonian tributary rivers. These characins can reach a length of 13.8 inches (35 centimeters).

What do flagtail fish eat?

The Flagtail Fish are known to be aggressive eaters and can frequently be seen feasting on plankton, insects, crustaceans, algae, and soft-leaved aquatic plants. During the day, they typically swim in schools and then disperse at night to feed on their own.

Are flagtail fish hardy?

Due to their wide range of habitats, Jaraqui are naturally very hardy and can survive in a variety of water conditions, including pH levels between 5.5 and 7.5 and temperatures between 22 and 28 degrees Celsius. However, keep in mind that temperatures at both extremes will cause more stress.