Spotted Doras (Agamyxis pectinifrons)

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Spotted Doras

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Spotted Doras

Agamyxis pectinifrons

Moderate

95 Litres (25 US G.)

10.2-14cm (4-5.5 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.0 - 7.5

293.15 K
20 °C
527.67 °R
298.706 K
25.556 °C
537.67 °R
20-25.6°C (68 -78 °F)

0-20 °d

1:1 M:F

Uncommon

5-17 years



Additional names

Spotted Doras, Whitebarred Catfish, Spotted Raphael Catfish, Spotted Talking Catfish

Additional scientific names

Doras flavopictus, Doras pectinifrons


Origin

Sexing

It is not possible to visually sex this fish and there have been no records of it being bred in captivity.

Tank compatibility

This fish is generally peaceful towards similar sized or larger fish but can pose a threat to smaller fish.

Diet

Will accept most foods including sinking pellets and wafers as well as live/frozen foods such as bloodworm and brine shrimp.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Prefers a spacious tank with hiding places available.

Behaviour

This fish is generally nocturnal, young fish may venture out during the day for food but will otherwise remain hidden until after dark.

Identification

Typical Thorny Catfish shape, dark base colour covered with attractive small light-coloured spots. These spots range from bright white to pale yellow.

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