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Silver Pacu - Colossoma brachypomus

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Silver Pacu

Silver Pacu

Scientific Name: Colossoma brachypomus
Family: Characidae
Origin: Upper Amazon
Adult Size: 18 inches (46 cm)
Social: Peaceful, but grows very large
Lifespan: 10 years
Tank Level: All levels
Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallon
Diet: Herbivore, eats plants
Breeding: Egglayer - not bred in aquariums
Care: Difficult
pH: 4.8 - 6.8
Hardness: 15 dGH
Temperature: 73-82 F (23-28 C)
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