Asian Red Tailed Catfish When choosing this catfish I thought that I would be writing about a fairly straightforward catfish! This particular catfish has endangered status in the Western Ghats in India. This catfish is very much a predator if ever there was one, and is capable of crushing its prey to almost paper thin proportions with its powerful jaws. The caudal fin is best described as being forked. It's not easy for most people or other "regular" fish keepers to understand why we maintain this type of collection and spare no expense on this fascinating hobby.
Discussion in ' Catfish ' started by joeytoe , Jan 9, As with the first article I am merely highlighting the fact that there are many species of catfish which can easily outgrow the largest of aquaria, causing stress to both the fish and owner. This catfish has a smooth flat skull roof with the occipital process reaching the basal bone of the dorsal fin. Ompok bimaculatus naturally occurs in streams and rivers which range in size and flow with currents that can best be described as sluggish to moderate. I personally found it essential to provide good filtration and water movement in order to keep this fish in optimum condition. EMBL nucleotide sequence database More Featuring journals from 32 Countries:
Asian Redtail - Teak Tree Fishing Lake, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Asian redtail catfish fries can reach a weight of 2 kilo within 14 months. There are no documented or observed external sexual differences. These are stable identifiers and should be used to cite UniProtKB entries. Enters flooded forest Ref. There is one in our LFS that is over 2 feet long.
Adult fish are described as being uniformly grey in colour. Maximum Standard Length The largest bagrid species in central Indochina reaching at least mm and kg in weight. Hemibagrus wyckii is an out and out predator capable of devouring any fish small enough to fit inside its cavernous mouth. Select a section on the left to see content. Report item - opens in a new window or tab. These catfish are also found in canals and inundated fields into which these catfish move during the flood season.