Rough-Head Sea Catfish

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Rough-Head Sea Catfish

This species is known as Rough-Head Sea Catfish and the correct latin name is Arius latiscutatus. It belongs to the Sea Catfish family. (e) Origin of this species is West African Coast. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A poisonous fish. Not recommended for home aquariums.

Rough-Head Sea Catfish can grow up to 60 cm what is approximately 23 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 7200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1116 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums 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 Rough-Head Sea Catfish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The pH levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

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Document modified on Wed Dec 5 10:34:15 UTC 2007
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