Spotted Doras (Agamyxis pectinifrons)

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Spotted Doras

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Spotted Doras

Agamyxis pectinifrons

95 Litres (25 US G.)

10.2-14cm (4-5.5 ")




6.0 - 7.5

20-25.6°C (68 -78 °F)

0-20 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-17 years



Additional names

Spotted Doras, Whitebarred Catfish, Spotted Raphael Catfish, Spotted Talking Catfish

Additional scientific names

Doras flavopictus, Doras pectinifrons

Sexing[edit | edit source]

It is not possible to visually sex this fish and there have been no records of it being bred in captivity.

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

This fish is generally peaceful towards similar sized or larger fish but can pose a threat to smaller fish.

Diet[edit | edit source]

Will accept most foods including sinking pellets and wafers as well as live/frozen foods such as bloodworm and brine shrimp.

Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Prefers a spacious tank with hiding places available.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

This fish is generally nocturnal, young fish may venture out during the day for food but will otherwise remain hidden until after dark.

Identification[edit | edit source]

Typical Thorny Catfish shape, dark base colour covered with attractive small light-coloured spots. These spots range from bright white to pale yellow.

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