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Product Code: Black Arowana Fish - 5 inch
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Black Arowana Fish - 5 inch

The Black Arowana Fish (Osteoglossum ferreirai) is a captivating and elegant addition to any large freshwater aquarium. Known for its striking appearance and graceful swimming, this fish is a favorite among aquarists who appreciate its beauty and unique characteristics. At 5 inches in size, our Black Arowana Fish is perfect for those looking to add a majestic centerpiece to their aquarium.


  • Striking Appearance: The Black Arowana is renowned for its dark, metallic sheen and long, streamlined body, which adds a touch of elegance to any aquarium.
  • Size and Growth: At 5 inches, this juvenile Arowana has the potential to grow up to 24-30 inches in captivity, making it a truly impressive fish.
  • Graceful Swimmer: Known for its smooth and graceful swimming style, the Black Arowana is a mesmerizing fish to watch.
  • Behavior: This fish is generally peaceful but can be territorial, especially with smaller fish. It is best kept in a spacious tank to accommodate its active swimming behavior.

Habitat and Tank Requirements

  • Tank Size: A minimum of 150 gallons is recommended to provide ample space for swimming and growth.
  • Water Conditions: Maintain a temperature of 75-82°F (24-28°C), pH level between 6.0 and 7.5, and moderate water hardness.
  • Filtration: Strong filtration is essential to keep the water clean and well-oxygenated. Consider using a canister filter or sump system.
  • Tank Setup: Provide a well-decorated tank with plenty of swimming space. Use sturdy plants, rocks, and driftwood to create hiding spots and reduce stress.


The Black Arowana is a carnivorous fish that thrives on a varied diet. Feed them a mix of high-quality pellets, frozen or live foods such as:

  • Pellets: High-protein Arowana pellets.
  • Live Foods: Feeder fish, crickets, and mealworms.
  • Frozen Foods: Bloodworms, shrimp, and krill.

Care Instructions

  • Water Changes: Perform regular water changes (20-30% weekly) to maintain optimal water quality.
  • Tank Mates: Choose tank mates carefully. Larger, non-aggressive fish are ideal companions. Avoid keeping them with small fish that can be seen as prey.
  • Observation: Regularly monitor the fish for signs of stress or illness, such as changes in behavior, appetite, or appearance.
  • Cover the Tank: Black Arowanas are known jumpers, so ensure the tank has a secure lid to prevent them from leaping out.

You will get a single piece of Black Arowana Fish - 5 inch. The packet is fully sealed with pure oxygen and it is safe to travel long distances for 5-7 days. Buying Black Arowana Fish - 5 inch online from aquastore is totally safe, we are delivering you with 100% satisfaction.

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