Originally Posted by bettacove
What are pugnax like? Are they shy?
Yes, and no...they are cryptic much of the time, hanging out in and under plants, wood, etc....they are big (get to 4"..mine are 3") and hit food like hungry oscars. They are also a stream-dweller (probably hence the adaption to mouth-brooding), so I give mine some slow current.
G. A. Christian Bilou, Herpetologist
Founder/Director, Reptile Rescue Alberta
Past-President, Calgary Aquarium Society