Animal Stories - Arapaima

Animal-World Information about: Arapaima

The Arapaima is considered by many to be the largest freshwater fish in the world!
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Bob Lim - 2014-09-08
Arapaima fish also found in Malaysia,South East Asia. An Arapaima fish weighing 80 kg was caught in Kampung Tandop Batin,Mergong, state of Kedah Malaysia on 7 September 2014. Arapaima species was also known to exist in Kenyir lake , Terengganu, Malaysia too. Bob Lim

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  • Clarice Brough - 2014-09-08
    Yes, they have been introduced into Eastern Asia for fishing.
Anonymous - 2009-09-11
U Dr Jungle is awesome!! Fish Rock so much!!

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  • Benny Moreno - 2013-05-05
    arapima .s.p fish are big fish and big fish anybody that these big fish need to a big tank
  • Benny Moreno - 2013-05-10
    It would be best that they have a lot of water to swim in.
Benny Moreno - 2013-05-05
arapaima s.p. and other big fish need to be in a bigger tank

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  • Clarice Brough - 2013-05-05
    You are so right! As you can see above, they need a minimum of 1000 gallons, and 2500 gallons is ideal.
Tan Hui Chun - 2010-10-21
Hi. I will buy arapaima fish. What is the water volume that I need (in liters)? The size of the arapaima is 15 cm. Do arapaima can survive in low oxygen condition? Do I need to buy a filter? Do arapaima need very clean water? Will arapaima have diseases face on? What should I feed to this size of arapaima? How big can arapaima grow? Thanks.

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  • yo man - 2011-01-29
    Hey man. Arapaima can get to be 15 feet long. You will definitely need filtration. The tank should be at least 25 feet long. 15 feet wide and 6 feet deep. Enjoy your monster fish man!
  • david vinson - 2012-05-31
    You will need a really big fish tank these fish are monsters