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Clarias Catfish, or Walking Catfish

Clarias Catfish, or Walking Catfish
Clarias Batrachus

Length: 20.0"
Sex: The female will have a wider head and body than the male
Feeding: Catfish pellets, bloodworms, lance fish and small fish.
Social Behaviour: They can be aggressive but are at many times very peaceful.

Up Keep: 4 foot tank minimum. Tank should be well-covered, with a dark gravel bottom and some large hiding places.
Breeding: The male will shape a U bend round the female. When the fry are born the male will protect the fry while the female is collecting the food

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