The Tiger Shovelnose Catfish, or Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum, has origins in South America and among the larger of the catfish, it can reach over 3’ long in captivity.
Featuring a beautiful silver coloration, it also boasts black stripes and spots over its whole body, forming a tiger-like appearance. Preferring a large aquarium with plenty of room to swim, this fish should be kept with large tank mates as well as plenty of vegetation, driftwood, and rocks.
- Temp: 75-89° F
- KH 6-20
- pH 6.0-8.0
- Max. Size: 3′ 3″