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African Knifefish

New Fish Tank Tips: Don’t place your tank next to a window. Sunlight entering your aquarium will cause major headaches in the form of green algae. Direct sunlight will also cause your tank water temperature to increase.
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African Knifefish

Quick StatisticsTemperament: Aggressive
Family: Pantodontidae
Native To: Western Africa
Diet: Carnivore
Adult Size: Up to 4″
Temperature: 72° – 82° F
Care Level: Moderate
Tank Size: 30+ gallons
Scientific Name: Pantodon buchholzi
Environment: Freshwater

Nocturnal
Needs plent of hiding places
Peaceful when young, but may become territorial with age