Spotted Headstander (Chilodus punctatus)

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Remarks: Spotted Headstanders (Chilodus punctatus) are small characins with superb spotting and a peculiar swimming behavior. These fish can often be found hovering motionless with their heads pointed towards the substrate at a very sharp angle. When foraging, they will pick at morsels hanging off of driftwood or plants. They look excellent when schooling among Amazon Swords or Jungle Vals. 

Scientific Name: Chilodus punctatus

Common Name: Spotted Headstander

Max Size: 2.5"

pH: 5.0-8.0

Hardness: Soft

Temperature: 70-82°

Aggressiveness: Peaceful

Region of Origin: South America

Captive Bred or Wild: Wild

Diet: Small flake or pellet, small frozen or live foods

Compatibility: Similarly sized schooling fish, dwarf cichlids, Corydoras, livebearers, rainbowfish, Loricariids

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