This is quite a large member of the Pim family and
as such should not be kept with smaller species. In
saying that they are non problematic in the aquarium
with same size or larger tank mates such as barbs,
gouramies, cichlids and other South American catfish
in a large mature tank. Provide plant cover and hiding
places to make them feel more secure in their surroundings.
Prefers slightly cooler temperatures in the aquarium.
Diet: Will eat most prepared foods
such as tablet, pellet and frozen foods.
Paraná River basin, Endemic in Argentina.
Froese, R. and D. Pauly.
Editors. 2019. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic
publication. www.fishbase.org, (12/2019).