Giant Raphael (Megalodoras uranoscopus)

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Giant Raphael

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Giant Raphael

Megalodoras uranoscopus

757 Litres (200 US G.)

50-70 cm (19.7-27.6")

sg

Freshwater

pH

5.8 - 7.4

21 -24 °C (69.8-75.2°F)

15-25 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

8-12 years

Family

Doradidae





Additional names

Giant Raphael, Giant Raphael Catfish, Giant Talking Catfish

Additional scientific names

Doras libertatis, Doras uranoscopus, Hoplodoras uranoscopus, Megalodoras irwini, Megalodoras libertatis, Oxydoras huberi, Pseudodoras huberi


Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

A large yet peaceful catfish. Keep with similar-sized robust peaceful tank mates.

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

This is a very large catfish requiring a very large tank/tropical pond with very good filtration. Décor should be robust, large and secure, this fish will try to hide under wood or in any tunnels.

Behaviour

Identification

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