Tandanus Catfish (Tandanus tandanus)

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Tandanus Catfish

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Tandanus Catfish

Tandanus tandanus

379 Litres (100 US G.)

61-83.8cm (24-33 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.4 - 8.0

10-25.6°C (50 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

2:3 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods

5-10 years

Family

Plotosidae





Additional names

Tandanus Catfish, Tandan Catfish, Dewfish, Eel-Tailed Catfish

Additional scientific names

Plotosus tandanus


Origin

Sexing

Males possess a long cylindrical genital papilla and females a triangular one.

Tank compatibility

A solitary fish that should be fine with fish too large to eat. Do not keep with very boisterous fish nor fin nippers. Works well for a species tank.

Diet

A carnivorous unfussy fish, should accept most meaty foods. When small feed things like bloodworms and brine shrimp, as it grows move on to crickets and earthworms, should also accept sinking pellet food.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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