This is a very large species and will be very predatory
so tank mates would have to be of similar size or
larger. Would need a very large tank to accommodate
an adult. Diet: Will eat most foods
such as frozen, live, sinking tablets and pellets.
Remarks: Only for the experienced
big cat keepers.
Pimelodus mangurus, Pseudopimelodus roosevelti
Uruguay, Paraná, Paraguay and La Plata River
basins. Type locality: Parassununga,
Estado São Paulo, Brazil.
60.0cm. SL. (24ins)
Ferraris, C.J. Jr.,
2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes:
Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary
types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.