Fresh Water

Aba Aba Knife

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Species Name

  • Aba Aba Knife

Latin Name

  • Gymnarchus niloticus

Family

  • Gymnarchidae

Origin

  • Africa

Care

  • intermediate

Environment

  • lots of cover

Water pH Levels

  • 6.0-7.5

Temperature

  • 76-82 F

Minimum Tank Size

  • 30 gal

Maximum Size in Aquarium

  • 60"

Species Origin

  • wild

Compatibility

  • general community

Diet

  • carnivore

Reproduction Type

  • egg layer

Reproduction Difficulty

  • difficult

Size-Small

  • 3-5"

Size-Medium

  • 5-7"

Size-Large

  • 7-9"

Size-Extra Large

  • 9+ up