Gulio Catfish (Mystus gulio)

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Gulio Catfish

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Gulio Catfish

Mystus gulio

227 Litres (60 US G.)

35.6-40.6cm (14-16 ")

sg

1 - 1.008

pH

6.0 - 7.8

20-26.7°C (68 -80 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Live Foods

2-5 years

Family

Bagridae



Additional names

Gulio Catfish, Long Whiskers Catfish

Additional scientific names

Aspidobagrus gulio, Bagrus albilabrus, Bagrus gulio, Macrones gulio, Pimelodus gulio, Pseudobagrus gulio, Aoria gulio


Origin

Sexing

Males have an elongate genital papilla in front of the anal fin.

Tank compatibility

Peaceful but can eat smaller fish, keep with similar sized fish.

Diet

Prefers sinking meaty foods.

Feeding regime

Twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Prefers a Brackish set up with driftwood and rocks. Can be adapted to Freshwater.

Behaviour

A social fish, shoals in the wild.

Identification

Dull grey/green coloured body with long barbels, white belly and a short adipose fin.

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