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CATFISH - TRIANGULAR SHIELD

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CATFISH - TRIANGULAR SHIELD

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 60 cm
Temperament: Mostly peaceful, will eat small fish.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 20-27 degrees celsius
pH Level: 7.0-8.2
General Hardness: Moderate - Hard

 

Range

Coastal streams and estuaries, NT and Gulf of Carpentaria

 

Reproduction

Mouthbrooder, doesn't usually spawn in aquaria.

 

Feeding

Carnivore, readily accepts most foods. Will eat small tankmates.

 

Additional Comments

Fast growing species, very hardy and easy to care for. Smaller specimens have a colour pattern reminiscent of a great white shark (and an appetite to match!)

 

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Disclaimer : The information provided here is of a general nature only. There are site specific factors that are not addressed here that may also affect the health and well being of your fish, as such Coburg Aquarium will not be held liable for the performance of your fish.