Common Name(s)
Siamese Tigerfish, Siamese Tiger Perch
Scientific Name
Datnioides pulcher
Family
Datnioididae
Origin
Mekong and Chao Phraya basins in Southeast Asia.
Temperament
Semi-aggressive
Maximum Size
16 inches
Minimum Tank Size
100 US Gallons
Tank Setup
Provide a planted aquarium with driftwood and a sandy substrate. They produce a lot of waste, so good filtration is required.
Tank Region
Middle
Diet
Feed juveniles bloodworm, chopped prawns, earthworms etc. and feed adults mussels, whole prawns, earthworms, river shrimp etc. Older fish only need to be fed 3-4 times per week.
Breeding
They haven't been bred in captivity.
Compatibility
Keep with fish of a similar size.
Ease of Keeping
Challenging
Care
pH: 5.5-7.5, Temperature: 68-82.4 degrees Fahrenheit
They can live for 5-10 years. Critically endangered.
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