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Siamese Tiger Fish


Family: Datnioides
Species: Datnioides microlepis (Coius microlep)
Common Name: Siamese Tiger Fish, Datnoid
Size: 15 (38 cm)
Habitat: Asia: Chao Phraya basin, Mekong basin of mainland Southeast Asia, Kapuas basin in western Borneo and Musi basin in Sumatra.
Min Tank Size: 55 gallon for young 125+ for adult
Diet: Carnivore, eats live foods.
Behavior: Can be territorial.
Water: 75-80°F (22-26°C), pH: 7.0 -7.5
Care: Difficult, thrives in brackish water.
Communities: Will eat smaller fish.
Suitability: Not for beginners.

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