Tandanus Catfish (Tandanus tandanus)

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Tandanus Catfish

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Tandanus Catfish

Tandanus tandanus

379 Litres (100 US G.)

61-83.8cm (24-33 ")




6.4 - 8.0

10-25.6°C (50 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

2:3 M:F

Live Foods

5-10 years



Additional names

Tandanus Catfish, Tandan Catfish, Dewfish, Eel-Tailed Catfish

Additional scientific names

Plotosus tandanus

Sexing[edit | edit source]

Males possess a long cylindrical genital papilla and females a triangular one.

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

A solitary fish that should be fine with fish too large to eat. Do not keep with very boisterous fish nor fin nippers. Works well for a species tank.

Diet[edit | edit source]

A carnivorous unfussy fish, should accept most meaty foods. When small feed things like bloodworms and brine shrimp, as it grows move on to crickets and earthworms, should also accept sinking pellet food.

Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed once or twice a day.

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