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:Often confused with ''[[Akysis hendricksoni]]'', but ''A. prashadi'' has a narrower head, narrower set eyes, and smaller body. Colour is brownish tan with small brown spots on head. Larger dark brown or blackish spots are found on the main body.
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Latest revision as of 03:15, 13 December 2017

Indawgyi Stream Catfish

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Indawgyi Stream Catfish

Akysis prashadi

38 Litres (10 US G.)

5.1-6.1cm (2-2.4 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.4 - 7.2

15.6-21.7°C (60 -71 °F)

6-10 °d

2:3 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years

Family

Akysidae





Additional names

Indawgyi Stream Catfish

Additional scientific names

Akysis variegatus variegatus


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Females have larger pectoral and ventral fins then males.


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Very small fish (such as fry) will be eaten.


Diet[edit | edit source]

Will most likely not take prepared food but should take any frozen or live food.


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

Likes to burrow into the sand with only their barbels sticking out.


Identification[edit | edit source]

Often confused with Akysis hendricksoni, but A. prashadi has a narrower head, narrower set eyes, and smaller body. Colour is brownish tan with small brown spots on head. Larger dark brown or blackish spots are found on the main body.

Pictures[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]