Brown-Banded Spiny Eel (Mastacembelus plagiostomus)

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Brown-Banded Spiny Eel

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Brown-Banded Spiny Eel

Mastacembelus plagiostomus

Moderate

208.198 liters
208,197.648 mL
208.2 Litres (55 US G.)

30.48 cm 20.3-30.5cm (8-12 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

8.0 - 9.5

295.928 K
22.778 °C
532.67 °R
300.372 K
27.222 °C
540.67 °R
22.8-27.2°C (73 -81 °F)

8-25 °d

1:1 M:F

5-10 years




Contents

Alternative names

Brown-Banded Spiny Eel

Synonyms

Afromastacembelus plagiostomus, Caecomastacembelus plagiostomus

Sexing

Females are wider in girth. Only possible to sex once the fish is mature. Not known to breed in captivity.

Tank compatibility

Unknown.

Diet

Will take most meaty foods including ghost shrimp, brine shrimp, bloodworm and tubifex. Prefers live food.

Feeding regime

Unknown.

Environment Specifics

Unknown.

Behaviour

Unknown.

Identification

Unknown.

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