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25cm - 30cm

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The Channa pulchra, commonly referred to as the Blue Pulchra Snakehead, is a captivating freshwater fish species known for its striking blue coloration and unique patterns. Originating from Myanmar (Burma), this species has gained popularity among aquarium enthusiasts due to its stunning appearance and manageable size compared to other snakehead species.

Key characteristics of the Channa pulchra include:

1. **Coloration**: The Blue Pulchra is distinguished by its vibrant blue body, often adorned with intricate patterns of darker stripes and spots. The intensity of the blue coloration can vary depending on factors such as age, health, and environment.
2. **Size**: Adult Blue Pulchra Snakeheads typically reach lengths of around 30 cm (12 inches), making them a more moderate-sized member of the Channa genus.
3. **Behavior**: While generally less aggressive than some other snakehead species, the Blue Pulchra can still exhibit territorial behavior, particularly during breeding. They are known for their intelligence and can recognize their keepers.
4. **Habitat**: In their natural habitat, Channa pulchra can be found in slow-moving streams and rivers with dense vegetation. They thrive in environments that mimic these conditions, with plenty of hiding spots such as rocks, driftwood, and plants in an aquarium setting.
5. **Diet**: As carnivores, Blue Pulchra Snakeheads primarily feed on smaller fish, crustaceans, and insects in the wild. In captivity, they can be fed a varied diet that includes live or frozen foods such as fish, shrimp, and worms, as well as high-quality prepared foods.

Due to their impressive appearance and relatively manageable care requirements, the Blue Pulchra Snakehead is a favored choice among both novice and experienced aquarists who are prepared to meet their specific needs.

Channa Blue Pulchra

SGD 68.50

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8-11 cm


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