Blotched Snakehead (Channa maculata)

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Blotched Snakehead

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Blotched Snakehead

Channa maculata

Moderate

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.5

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::75 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

5-10 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-10 years

Family

Channidae



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Additional names

Blotched Snakehead

Additional scientific names

Bostrychus maculatus, Ophiocephalus maculatus


Origin

Found in silty weedy rivers, ponds and lakes from Japan, southern China, Vietnam, Taiwan and the Philippines.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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