Mystic Bagrid (Mystus mysticetus)

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Mystic Bagrid

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Mystic Bagrid

Mystus mysticetus

114 Litres (30 US G.)

12.7-13.2cm (5-5.2 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.0 - 7.0

22 -27 °C (71.6-80.6°F)

3-10 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-10 years

Family

Bagridae




Origin

Sexing

Males have long genital papilla in front of the anal fin.

Tank compatibility

Generally peaceful bottom-dweller but may be predatory towards fish smaller than itself. They can be kept with conspecifics as they are not overly territorial.

Diet

Will eat most foods including sinking pellet as well as live/frozen foods such as bloodworm.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Provide a mature well-filtered tank with plenty of hiding places provided in bogwood and rocks. Compatible in planted tanks.

Behaviour

A peaceful bottom dwelling fish.

Identification

An elongate fish that is silver-blue in colour with three faint dark lateral lines, two bold white lateral lines and a pale belly. Fins are translucent with three sets of barbels around the mouth.

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