Maximum Size: 120cm
Latin Name: Lepisosteus platyrhincus
$Preferred Water Conditions: Will acclimatize to a wide range of conditions. pH: 6.5-8.0
Temperature: Sub tropical between 15-25 deg C (68-82 deg F)
Care: Gars are a highly predatory fish eating solely other fish and aquatic animals.
They do have the potential to grow to 120cm in the right conditions.
As their diet is mainly fish some consideration should be given to their food source in your care, ideally live fish, but they can be trained to take dead fish especially as they get to maturity.
Suitable for very large indoor aquariums only.