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Banded Leporinus

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  • Diet: Flake, Fresh Vegetables
  • Maximum size: 12"
  • Water temperature: 72-82° F
  • Swimming level: Middle
  • Experience level: Intermediate
  • Tank Setup: 40+ gallons, lightly planted

Common Name
Leporinus Fasciatus

Other Common Names
Black Banded Leporinus

Scientific Name
Leporinus fasciatus fasciatus



South American

Feeding Habits
Fresh lettuce, spinach, zucchini, peas, celery, cantaloupe, apples and grapes. May accept algae wafers and pellets on occasion.

Peaceful with the same sized fish, but will eat smaller fish. Leporinus will sometimes quarrel amongst themselves.

South America-Venezuela: Decorate moderately with plastic and live plants, rocks and driftwood. Live plants will be eaten souse sparingly.

Additional Comments
A covered tank is recommended as these fish are fantastic jumpers.

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Banded Leporinus
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