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50cm - 60cm

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The Channa marulioides "Yellow Sentarum," commonly known as the Yellow Sentarum Snakehead, is a striking freshwater fish native to the lakes and rivers of Borneo, particularly around the Sentarum Lake in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. This fish is well-regarded for its vibrant yellow coloration, which becomes more pronounced as the fish matures. The Yellow Sentarum variant is a popular choice among aquarium enthusiasts due to its distinctive appearance and relatively large size.

Key characteristics of the Channa marulioides "Yellow Sentarum" include:

1. **Coloration**: The body of the fish features a vivid yellow hue, often with a gradient of darker tones towards the dorsal side. Some individuals may also display subtle patterns of spots or stripes.
2. **Size**: Adult Yellow Sentarum Snakeheads can reach lengths of up to 60 cm (24 inches), making them one of the larger species within the Channa genus.
3. **Behavior**: This species is known for its aggressive and territorial nature, especially during breeding periods. It requires a spacious aquarium with plenty of hiding spots and robust tank mates that can withstand its assertive behavior.
4. **Habitat**: In the wild, the Yellow Sentarum Snakehead inhabits slow-moving or stagnant waters with dense vegetation. They prefer environments with plenty of cover, such as submerged logs and aquatic plants.
5. **Diet**: As a carnivorous fish, their diet consists mainly of smaller fish, insects, and other aquatic invertebrates. In captivity, they can be fed a variety of live, frozen, and prepared foods.

Due to its size and temperament, keeping Channa marulioides "Yellow Sentarum" requires careful planning and commitment, making it suitable for more experienced aquarists.

Channa Maru Yellow Sentarum

SGD 65.00

Product Options

5-6 cm

6-7 cm


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