Golden Trahira - Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus

golden trahira

The Golden Trahira is a freshwater fish from South America that is sometimes sold for use in aquariums. Golden Trahira inhabit swamps and creeks and other still water areas with little current. Just as bowfin do the Golden Trahira goes to the surface of the water for air. They are omivorous and feed on aquatic invertebrates and smaller fish and are likewise preyed apon by electric eels and other larger predators.

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