A long fish with silvery scales there are blue, red, and green highlights that develop as the fish grows older. The mouth is at the top of the body and opens in three pieces.
Care and feeding:
These fish will generally eat all kinds of live foods. Sometimes they will accept large flakes or pellets which is desirable in order to give them a balanced nutrition.
These fish are found in the Amazon Flood plains.
Size - Weight:
These fish get up to 47 inches (117 cm). Usually they are much smaller in aquariums, usually 24 to 30 inches is a good sized Arowana.