Arowana, also known as the "Dragon Fish", is one of the most beautiful freshwater aquarium fish you can get.  It is also considered good luck in some Asian cultures.  

The follow information regards the Black Arowana, the most common.  Others include Red Arowana, Golden Arowana, Silver Arrowana, Green Arowana, Asian Arowana, and Austrailian Arowana.  The larger species can reach over 6 feet in the wild.  

  • Scientific Name:
    Osteoglossum ferreirai
  • Family:
  • Origin:
    Amazon basin 
  • Max Size:
    39" (Don't even think about one unless you have a 100 gallon or bigger tank)
  • pH:
    Sllightly Acidic
  • Temp:
    72-82 F. 
  • Feeding:
    Carnivorous (Crickets, Shrimp, and other critters. Beware, they will absolutely eat smaller fish in your tank.)

Our Black is named Apsu. Our Silver was (always buy big, good tanks for your dragons) Kilroy.

Please note: This is not a complete source of information for the care, feeding, and keeping of an arowana.  Before you get one, do your research!


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