Tropical Fish Finder
Discounts | Competitions | Fish Exchange | About | Contact | Shop Account | My Account | TF2YD Basket | Login | Join Now
Tropical Fish Finder
Fish search:
Tropical Fish Finder
Tropical Fish Finder
Select a fish type:
Tropical search
Marine search

 
Tropical Fish 2 your door
 
TFF Mailing List
 
Join the TFF mailing list today and we will email you with latest offers, news items and more.
Firstname:
Surname:
Email:
Confirm:
 
 
 
REGISTER NOW!!
Sell your fish
Tank Installers
TFF Discount card
TFF
Acceptance Mark
Cards
Kryptopterus cryptopterus (Blue Sheatfish )
A highly distinctive species lacking a dorsal fin and having a glassy, blue-tinted body. Mostly nocturnal, the species enjoys being kept in groups and likes to swim about in shady corners of the tank.
 
Fish information (behaviour and breeding):
One of the larger "glass catfish" in the trade. This is a peaceful if predatory schooling fish suitable for use in community tanks with non-aggressive fish such as plecs, rainbowfish and characins. Keep away from nippy and territorial species.

Fairly easy to feed on frozen foods and live foods; will take flake foods once settled, but might not compete with overly aggressive species.
Family Group: Catfish
Distribution Southeast Asia
Temperature 24-28 C
Size 20 cm
Water Parameters Adaptable, but avoid extremes
Water PH 6.0-7.5
Water Chemistry Adaptable
Diet Adaptable
Care Level Easy
Sociability Peaceful
Schooling Fish Yes
 
Shop stock
The latest shops to have this fish in stock are listed below. Click on a shop name for full shop details, or click the link below the shops to view ALL shops that stock this fish.

No shops currently have any stock of this fish

 
Other fish added to TFF recently:
  Scientific Name Common Name  
Metynnis orinocensis Orinoco Dollar View fish
Geophagus sp. ‘Aripuana’ - View fish
Lonchogenys ilisha - View fish
L027 – Panaque armbrusteri – Rio Jamanxin - View fish
L027 – Panaque armbrusteri – Rio Xingu - View fish
Kryptopterus cryptopterus
Picture Details:
Source: copyright www.jjphoto.dk
Link: N/A
View: Enlarge Image
Species:

 

 
Tropical Fish Finder
© 2003-2014 Tropical Fish Finder | All Rights Reserved | E&OE | V2.0 Copyright | Terms | Privacy | Refunds | Returns | Delivery | Security Website Design & CMS by Kreature Design - www.kreature.co.uk