Indawgyi Stream Catfish (Akysis prashadi)

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Indawgyi Stream Catfish

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Indawgyi Stream Catfish

Akysis prashadi

Moderate

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Freshwater

pH

6.4 - 7.2

[[Minimum temperature::60 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::71 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

6-10 °d

2:3 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years

Family

Akysidae



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Additional names

Indawgyi Stream Catfish

Additional scientific names

Akysis variegatus variegatus


Origin

Sexing

Females have larger pectoral and ventral fins then males.

Tank compatibility

Very small fish (such as fry) will be eaten.

Diet

Will most likely not take prepared food but should take any frozen or live food.

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Likes to burrow into the sand with only their barbels sticking out.

Identification

Often confused with Akysis hendricksoni, but A. prashadi has a narrower head, narrower set eyes, and smaller body. Colour is brownish tan with small brown spots on head. Larger dark brown or blackish spots are found on the main body.

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