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.
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.