Channa Fireback


Size: Approx. 4-5″

Minimum Tank Size: 50 gallons
Care Level: Intermediate
Temperament: Can be aggressive towards tankmates, especially fish of similar size or smaller. Best kept with larger, peaceful fish or in a species-only tank.
Aquarium Hardiness: Moderately Hardy
Water Conditions: 75-82° F, dGH 5-15, pH 6.0-7.5
Max. Size: 10″
Color Form: Brownish-green body with electric blue fins edged in white and fiery orange or red.
Diet: Carnivore, Feed them a varied diet of live or frozen food like feeder fish, earthworms, bloodworms, crickets, and shrimp.
Origin: Northern Thailand and Laos
Family: Channidae
Lifespan: 5 – 8 years
Aquarist Experience Level: Intermediate