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  • Aguarunichthys cf. torosus
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Scientific Name Aguarunichthys cf. torosus   
Common Name
Etymology Aguarun=Peruvian Indian tribe that lives in Ecuador and "ichthys"=Greek for fish. 
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Feeding Will take dry food pellets, earthworms or fish fillet. Earthworms are perhaps the best staple.
Compatibility A predator that will eat anything small enough. A loner, shows considerable intra-species aggression around a large territory.
Suggested Tankmates Tankmates must be large enough to not to be considered edible. Competition for food is not an issue, this species is a capable hunter.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2003 Dec 27 00:00 (species record created: 2003 Dec 27 00:00)