Mystic Bagrid (Mystus mysticetus)

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Mystic Bagrid

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Mystic Bagrid

Mystus mysticetus

114 Litres (30 US G.)

12.7-13.2cm (5-5.2 ")




6.0 - 7.0

22 -27 °C (71.6-80.6°F)

3-10 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-10 years



Sexing[edit | edit source]

Males have long genital papilla in front of the anal fin.

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Generally peaceful bottom-dweller but may be predatory towards fish smaller than itself. They can be kept with conspecifics as they are not overly territorial.

Diet[edit | edit source]

Will eat most foods including sinking pellet as well as live/frozen foods such as bloodworm.

Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Provide a mature well-filtered tank with plenty of hiding places provided in bogwood and rocks. Compatible in planted tanks.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

A peaceful bottom dwelling fish.

Identification[edit | edit source]

An elongate fish that is silver-blue in colour with three faint dark lateral lines, two bold white lateral lines and a pale belly. Fins are translucent with three sets of barbels around the mouth.

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