Common Name(s)
Asian Stone Catfish
Scientific Name
Hara jerdoni
Family
Sisoridae
Origin
India and Bangladesh.
Temperament
Peaceful
Maximum Size
1.2 inches
Minimum Tank Size
5 US gallons
Tank Setup
They need clean, well-oxygenated water. Provide plenty of hiding places and a sandy substrate.
Tank Region
Bottom.
Diet
They are omnivorous, and feed nocturnally. Live/frozen foods are accepted along with dried foods.
Breeding
They have been bred in captivity, but very few details are available.
Compatibility
Keep with other small community fish. They prefer to be kept in a group.
Ease of Keeping
Moderate
Care
pH: 5.6-7.6, Temperature: 64-75 degrees Fahrenheit
They can live up to 5 years with proper care.
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By Francis Day - Day, Francis (1878) The Fishes of India. Volume 2., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=44495223