India Tiger Datnoides


Size: Approx. 1-2″

Minimum Tank Size: 60 gallons
Care Level: Moderate to Advanced
Temperament: Aggressive, Can be territorial and predatory towards smaller fish and tankmates. Requires careful tank mate selection.
Aquarium Hardiness: Moderately Hardy
Water Conditions: 78-84° F, dGH 5-15, pH 6.0-8.0, 5-10 dGH
Max. Size: 14″
Color Form: Silver-grey with three distinct black vertical bars across the body.
Diet: Carnivores
Compatibility: Best kept alone or with large, robust tankmates. Avoid community fish, smaller species, and bottom dwellers. Potential tankmates include larger barbs, catfish, and datnoids of similar size.
Origin: Southeast Asia
Family: Datnioididae
Lifespan: 10-15 years
Aquarist Experience Level: Advanced