Tiger Shovelnose Catfish (Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum)
Origin: Aquacultured Asia
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: A truly huge 36″ , wild specimens over 40″ have been recorded
Recommended Tank Size: Realistically only suited for an indoor pond or the largest custom aquariums
Compatibility: Peaceful towards most tankmates large enough to avoid being eaten.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 6.0 – 7.5