Not seen in the hobby as
exports from the Guyana area are rarely heard of. If purchased from
your LFS as T.decaradiatus it is more likely to be T.exillis.
To see the differences in both species our factsheet at www.scotcat.com/factsheets/t_exilis.htm
will explain more. Aquarium Care: Keeping both
species is not too much of a problem as long as the water is kept
clean and not too alkaline with a p.H.of between 6.5 and 7.0. They
do like a planted aquarium where they like to hide out during the
day. Diet: In the aquarium a good mixture of dry
food such as flake and tablet. Worm food such as bloodworm, whiteworm
America: Rupununi River, Guyana. Type locality:
Karanambo area, Rupununi, British Guiana.