Chaca Chaca Catfish (Chaca bankanensis)

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Chaca Chaca Catfish (Chaca bankanensis), also known as the Frogmouth Catfish, is a unique and fascinating species that can make an interesting addition to a freshwater aquarium. It has a distinctive appearance with a flattened body, mottled brown coloration, and cryptic patterns that help it blend in with its surroundings. 

  • SOLD SIZE: 5.5"-6.5"
  • Origin: Southeast Asia, specifically found in Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia
  • Max size in inches: Typically grows up to 8 inches (20 cm)
  • Recommended tank size in gallons: A minimum of 30 gallons for a single specimen
  • Water temperature: 75-82°F (24-28°C)
  • Temperament: Generally peaceful but can be territorial towards its own species
  • Preferred decor: Provide plenty of hiding spots with rocks, caves, and driftwood to mimic its natural habitat
  • Diet: Carnivorous; feed a varied diet including live or frozen foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, and small crustaceans
  • Life span: Can live up to 10 years with proper care