main rivers over muddy substrate, in deep waters with
swift current. Aquarium Care: The
male 'black lancers' can be very territorial and as
such can be only be kept, one male to a tank with
the rest females. Although they posses a small mouth
it is wide, but they don't tend to be a threat to
other fishes as such, although if you keep very small
fish with them they could be picked of at night as
the lancer enjoys its night-time forays. Diet:
feeds on insects and small fishes.
Sumatra and Borneo. Type locality:
Palembang, in fluviis.
30cm SL (12ins)
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