Individual: 65 gallons (246.1 liters) or larger
Pairs: 100 gallons (378.54 liters) or larger
Asia: India. Brahmaputra River basin, Dibrugarh,
Assam. Native to the hill streams, ponds, swamps and tropical
Carnivorous, Bloodworms, krill, lance fish, mussel,
prawn, tubifex worms, whitebait, and white midge larvae. Supplement
with crickets, earthworms, sinking meaty fish pellets/trout chow.
pH 5.0 to 7.5 dH 6 to 10°, Temperature range
Best for the species-only aquarium as it feeds
on other fish. Pairs may be kept in aquariums that are at least
100 gallons (378.54 liters.) In large aquariums with several hiding
places small groups may be kept in a 1 to 1 ratio. Even then there
may be some aggression. It can be a community fish with careful
Some experience required.
Currently, All snakeheads(channa and parachanna)
are illegal in all 50 states and territories