Luciocephalus aura

The Luciocephalus aura lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Luciocephalus aura(peppermint pikehead) i saw it in my lfs the other day and i wanted to get them but i didnt know anything about them. i would assume that they are predators but other than that , thats all i could tell. More

Water: Luciocephalus aura is found in forest swamp habitats, so should do best in very soft, acidic water with a pH of 5.0-6.0. Aquarium: A bit tricky in terms of diet and water requirements, so best kept in a planted species tank of about 90-120cm/36"-48". More

Order : Perciformes
Family : Osphronemidae
Genus : Luciocephalus
Species : Luciocephalus aura
Authority : Tan & Ng, 2005