Amazon Puffer (Colomesus asellus)

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Amazon Puffer

Colomesus asellus.jpg
Amazon Puffer

Colomesus asellus

76 Litres (20 US G.)

6.4-7.6cm (2.5-3 ")




5.5 - 7.2

23.3-26.7°C (74 -80 °F)

5-12 °d

1:1 M:F

8-10 years



Additional names

Amazon Puffer, South American Puffer

Additional scientific names

Cheilichthys asellus

Origin[edit | edit source]

South America: Amazon River basin from Peru to Marajó Island, including tributaries Araguaia and Guaporé Rivers; Orinoco River basin near the mouth; Essequibo River basin.

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