Common name:  Glass Catfish, Ghost Glass Catfish.

Scientific Name: Kryptopterus bicirrhis.

Family: Siluridae.

Max Size: 10cm

Origin: South East Asia.

pH Range: 6.0 - 8.0

Temperature: 22 - 26°C

Temperament with same species: Peaceful.

Temperament with other species: Peaceful.

Tank Level: Bottom to Mid Level.

Lifespan: 6 years.

Reproduce: Spawning. 

Aquarium Setup: In the wild, they inhabit a variety of freshwater habitats across Southeast Asia, from clear water streams to quiet swampy areas, where they can be typically found in large shoals. A peaceful, schooling fish, they are relatively hardy in the aquarium but prefer slightly soft water with excellent water quality. They should be kept in groups of at least 5 or more fish so they can form a school. Fast moving or nippy tankmates such as Tiger Barbs should be avoided as they can stress out the more peaceful Glass Catfish.

Feeding: Glass catfish are scavengers, they will take most food types, such as blood worm, tubifex, white worms, brine shrimp and crushed sinking granules.  

Sexing: Difficult.

Breeding: Difficult.

** Glass Catfish ** 10,000 KHR

SKU: 5854020001913
  • Species Details

    Common Name Glass Catfish
    Scientific Name Kryptopterus bicirrhis
    Origin South East Asia
    Max Size  10cm
    Community Safe Yes
    pH Range

    6.0 - 8.0

    Diet Type Omnivore
    Min Tank Size Small - Medium
    Temperature Range 22 - 26°C
    Care Level Moderate

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