Jau / Gilded Catfish (Zungaro zungaro)
Origin: Wild Colombia
Diet: A large predator and scavenger in the wild, will eat anything small enough to fit in its mouth. In the aquarium, accepts most frozen and prepared sinking foods.
Adult Size: 55″
Recommended Tank Size: Realistically only suited for an indoor pond or the largest custom aquariums
Compatibility: Predatory toward fish small enough to be eaten and can be territorial, especially towards similar species
Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 6.0 – 7.5
Shipping Note: Due to size, the need for extra packing, and space requirements, larger sizes may not be eligible for our flat rate shipping. We strongly recommend shipping large fish via air cargo when possible. Please contact us for a quote or for additional shipping info.