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Glass Catfish Kryptopterus bicirrhis
Category: Catfish- Siluridae
Price: £8.95 each
Discount: Buy 10 or more Glass Catfish Kryptopterus bicirrhis and get 10% off!!
Stock: 20 in stock
Glass catfish should really only be kept in shoals. they aren't happy in small numbers.
Further information can be found below:
|Male or Female||Cannot be sexed|
|Water conditions:||These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.0 and Neutral|
|Volume Discount:||Buy 10 or more Glass Catfish Kryptopterus bicirrhis and get 10% off!!|
Kryptopterus bicirrhis (Glass Catfish)
A popular catfish for community tanks, this schooling, midwater species is not difficult to keep provided its basic needs are met. It needs a shady, well-planted aquarium or else it is prone to becoming very shy. Must be kept in groups! Single specimens invariably pine away.
Diet should include both fresh and dried foods, with live foods being especially popular. Frozen bloodworms and mosquito larvae make a useful staple. Flake may be taken once the fish is settled in.
Fish information (behaviour and breeding):
A schooling species, best kept in groups of 6 or more. Because it is a very peaceful species, do not mix with aggressive or fin-nipping species (such as tiger barbs or serpae tetras). On the other hand, it is predatory, and is quite capable of eating very small fish such as livebearer fry.
This species is not bred in captivity.
Further fish details are shown below:
|Distribution||Indonesia, Borneo, Sumatra|
|Size||Up to 10 cm|
|Water Parameters||Soft, acidic water preferred|