Common Name: Clarias Catfish, Walking Catfish.
Size: 19 inches (47cm)
Note: Should not be considered a home aquarium fish, young
are sometimes seen for sale and caution should taken before purchasing.
It is unfair to subject any animal to less than ideal living conditions.
Not available in the USA, a nonindigenous invasive species.
Habitat: Asia: Mekong and Chao Phraya basins, Malay Peninsula,
Sumatra, Java, Borneo.
Min Tank Size: At least 125 gallons for young, public aquarium
for mature specimens.
Diet: Omnivorous, will readily accept all types of food.
Behavior: Active predator.
Water: Temperature of 50°F to 82°F (10°-28° C) , Adapts
to a wide range of Ph and dH.
Communities: None, keep alone or in a pair.
Suitability: Poor, grows to large for the home aquaria.
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