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Family: Pangasiidae

Pangasius sanitwongsei

Common Name:

Giant pangasius, Paroon Shark.

Size: Up 118 inches (300cm) more common up to 20 inches(50cm)
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.
Habitat: Asia: Chao Phraya and Mekong river basins.
Min Tank Size: At least 125 gallons for young, public aquarium for mature specimens.
Diet: Omnivorous, will readily accept sinking cichlid pellets,catfish pellets,Algae wafers,frozen brine shrimp.
Behavior: Active predator.
Water: Temperature of 50°F to 82°F (10°-28° C) , Adapts to a wide range of Ph and dH.
Care: Easy, hardy.
Communities: None, keep alone or in a pair.
Suitability: Poor, grows to large for the home aquaria.

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