Giant Devil Catfish (Bagarius yarrelli)

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Giant Devil Catfish

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Giant Devil Catfish

Bagarius yarrelli

Difficult

3785 Litres (1000 US G.)

127-152.4cm (50-60 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.2 - 7.6

291.15 K
64.4 °F
524.07 °R
296.15 K
73.4 °F
533.07 °R
18 -23 °C (64.4-73.4°F)

4-10 °d

1:1 M:F

5-10 years





Additional names

Giant Devil Catfish, Goonch, Sand Shark

Additional scientific names

Bagrus yarrelli, Bargarius yarelli


Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

This is a notoriously predatory fish and will take smaller fish whole, and take chunks out of larger fish with it's very sharp teeth.

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

This is an enormous catfish best left for public aquariums. It needs very large very well filtered housing.

Behaviour

Identification

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