Anchor Catfish (Hara Jerdoni)
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Tank Size: Minimum 10 gallons for a small group.
- Temperature: 70-78°F (21-26°C).
- pH Level: Slightly acidic to neutral, around 6.0-7.0.
- Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard water.
- Provide hiding spots with caves and crevices.
- Use a sandy substrate to mimic their natural environment.
- Maintain a well-filtered aquarium with gentle water flow.
- Carnivorous diet, offer high-quality sinking pellets, live or frozen foods like bloodworms, brine shrimp, and small invertebrates.
- Peaceful community fish; suitable tank mates include other small, non-aggressive species.
- Perform regular water changes (20-30% every 2 weeks).
- Monitor water parameters consistently.
- Nocturnal, provide low lighting during the day.
- Prefers to be kept in small groups.
- Can be kept with other peaceful fish of similar size.
- Avoid aggressive tank mates.
- Hara jerdoni may not breed readily in captivity.
- Provide appropriate conditions like hiding spots and soft substrate if breeding is desired.
- Watch for signs of stress or disease.
- Quarantine new additions to prevent potential diseases.