Gafftopsail Sea Catfish

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Gafftopsail Sea Catfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Gafftopsail Sea Catfish and the correct latin name is Bagre marinus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Sea Catfish family. (e) Origin of this species is Western Atlantic. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Is poisonous and will eat smaller fish. Not recommended for classic aquariums.

Gafftopsail Sea Catfish can grow up to 70 cm what is approximately 27 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 8400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1302 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are very large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is difficult to keep the Gafftopsail Sea Catfish. (e) Requires water between 10°C and 20°C. Salinity, pH and dGH can be as in other marine tanks/environments.

Gafftopsail Sea Catfish, picture no. 1

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Gafftopsail Sea Catfish, picture no. 3

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Gafftopsail Sea Catfish, picture no. 6

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