Marble Sailfin Catfish (Leiarus marmoratus)

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A large-growing, active, and beautifully marked catfish, The Marble Sailfin Cat originates in the Peruvian Amazon. With their distinctive spotted pattern, huge dorsal fin, and extremely long barbels, they are a beautiful and active fish in the aquarium. With an adult size of around 24-28″, however, they require an enormous aquarium or pond as an adult. Tankmates should be chosen with care as they will eat any fish small enough to fit in their huge mouths.

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Marble Sailfin Catfish (Leiarus marmoratus)

Origin: Wild Peru
Locale: Rio Amazonas Outside Iquitos
Diet: Predator and live fish eater, will typically accept frozen food in the aquarium
Adult Size: 28″+
Recommended Tank Size: 300+ gallons
Compatibility: Generally peaceful toward large tankmates but will eat any fish small enough to fit in their large mouths

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.5 – 7.2
Temp:                     76-82F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm

Shipping Note: Due to size, the need for extra packing, and space requirements, larger sizes may not eligible for our flat rate shipping. We strongly recommend shipping via air cargo when possible. Please contact us for a quote or for additional shipping info.