Wallago Catfish (Wallago attu)

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Wallago Catfish

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Wallago

Wallago attu

3785 Litres (1000 US G.)

177.8-203.2cm (70-80 ")

sg

1 - 1.015

pH

6.0 - 7.6

18.9-28.9°C (66 -84 °F)

2-20 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods

8-10 years

Family

Siluridae





Additional names

Wallago Catfish, Man-Eating Catfish, Freshwater Shark, Helicopter Catfish, Pla khao, Trey Sanday

Additional scientific names

Pinniwallago kanpurensis, Silurus attu, Wallagonia attu


Origin

Found large rivers and lakes in Asia, from Pakistan to Indonesia, also reported in Afghanistan.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

Elongated dark grey/silver body with large eyes and a very large mouth that extends back past the eyes, armed with formidable rows of teeth. One set of long barbels.

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