Oxydoras Niger

The ripsaw catfish (Oxydoras niger) or cuiu cuiu is a species of thorny catfish native to the tropical river basins of South America being found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru and Venezuela. This species grows to a length of 100.0 centimetres (39.4 in) SL and weights up to 13 kilograms (29 lb). This species is a minor component of local commercial fisheries.

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Oxydoras Niger - In The Aquarium
... niger is a popular aquarium fish species ... niger is especially light shy and should be provided with sheltered areas to hide ... niger has not been bred under aquarium conditions ...