Spotted Snakehead (Channa punctata)

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Spotted Snakehead

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Spotted Snakehead

Channa punctata

246 Litres (65 US G.)

25-31 cm (9.8-12.2")


1 - 1.015


6.5 - 7.5

22 -28 °C (71.6-82.4°F)

8-18 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

8-12 years



Additional names

Spotted Snakehead

Additional scientific names

Ophicephalus punctatus, Ophicephalus indicus, Ophicephalus karruwey

Origin[edit | edit source]

Asia: Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Yunnan in China.

Diet[edit | edit source]

These fish will accept frozen food such as sprats, mussels and prawns/shrimp.

Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed two days then skip one day.

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