Pongo Characin (Parodon pongoensis)

Also known as Pongo Pongo


Also known as Pongo Pongo.

Found close to the bottoms, of rivers, streams, and their tributaries.
They feed on algae, by scraping the substrate for food (hence the name)
Length - 10cm
Depth - ?m
South America - Western Amazon River Tributaries

Adult males are deep reddish orange and females pale yellow. Ref: https://www.fishbase.de/summary/Parodon-pongoensis.html


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