Giant Devil Catfish (Bagarius yarrelli)

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Giant Devil Catfish

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Giant Devil Catfish

Bagarius yarrelli

3785 Litres (1000 US G.)

127-152.4cm (50-60 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.2 - 7.6

18 -23 °C (64.4-73.4°F)

4-10 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-10 years

Family

Sisoridae





Additional names

Giant Devil Catfish, Goonch, Sand Shark

Additional scientific names

Bagrus yarrelli, Bargarius yarelli


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

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.


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

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

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