Banjar Red Arowana for salw
Common name: buy Banjar Red Arowana for sale, Asian Arowana, Dragon Fish, and Asian Bonytongue
Scientific name: Scleropages Formosus
Average Adult Fish Size: 36 inches / 90 cm
Place of Origin: Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Cambodia
Typical Tank setup: A lot of swimming space is necessary. Decorate with rock work, bogwood/driftwood and sturdy plants. An agitated Asian Arowana may uproot plants with poor root systems.
Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 55 gallon / 220 litre for juveniles, but a fully grown adult will need an aquarium that is 250 gallon / 1000 litre or larger.
Compatibility: 6 or more juveniles can be kept together, but 10 or more is better. The same with adults, but this is a gamble as some adults do not tolerate others of their own kind well. Beside keeping them in schools they should be kept with peaceful to moderately aggressive fish that cannot be eaten and that will not harass the Banjar Red Arowana for sale.
Temperature: 75 – 86 Deg F / 24 – 30 Deg C
Water chemistry: pH 7.0 – 7.7
Feeding: Juveniles will readily eat small fish, tadpoles, live brine shrimp, live brown worms, small earthworms and other live foods, but should be trained to accept pellets, sticks, chunk of frozen foods, chopped and whole market shrimp, and other meaty foods. It is not only less expensive to feed an Asian Arowana prepared foods instead of feeder fish, but it is also healthier for it too.
Sexing: There are studies that correlate head size to gender that are 70% accurate
Breeding: Banjar Red Arowana for sale are mouthbrooders and are readily bred in large ponds, but rarely in aquariums.
Additional Information: It is critical that the aquarium has a tight fitting and secured lid that is extremely strong. Arownas are avid jumpers and can easily knock a heavy glass lid onto the floor! Many an Banjar Red Arowana for sale has been lost this way. They do not tolerate poor water quality, so excellent filtration along with frequent partial water changes of 25% or more is required to keep nitrates low.
Their tank should be placed in low traffic areas to keep the Arowana from getting frightened by sudden movements. Sudden movements around their aquarium should be avoided. Lighting should preferably be dimmed instead of suddenly turning it on or off. A scared or agitated buy Banjar Red Arowana can easily injure itself.