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50cm - 60cm

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Water Conditions

Channa sp. 'Fire & Ice,' commonly known as the Fire & Ice Snakehead, is a captivating and striking freshwater fish that adds a touch of beauty and intrigue to any aquarium. With its stunning coloration and impressive size, the Fire & Ice Snakehead is a popular choice among experienced aquarists who seek a visually stunning and unique fish for their tanks. Originating from Southeast Asia, particularly Thailand, these snakeheads are known for their aggressive nature, predatory behavior, and their ability to adapt to various water conditions. Let's explore a detailed description of these remarkable fish, including essential information on their appearance, water conditions, tank setup, feeding habits, and care.


  • Striking Coloration: The Fire & Ice Snakehead displays a captivating mix of fiery red and icy blue colors, creating a visually stunning contrast that makes them stand out in any aquarium.
  • Size: They are large fish, reaching an adult length of around 20 to 24 inches (50 to 60 centimeters) in captivity.

Water Conditions:

  • Temperature: Maintain a tropical water temperature range of 75°F to 82°F (24°C to 28°C) to ensure the well-being of Fire & Ice Snakeheads.
  • pH Level: Aim for a slightly acidic to neutral pH level between 6.0 and 7.5 to replicate their natural habitat.
  • Water Hardness: Provide a moderately soft to moderately hard water with a hardness level between 5 and 15 dGH.

Tank Setup:

  • Tank Size: Fire & Ice Snakeheads require a large and spacious tank with a capacity of at least 75 gallons (284 liters) due to their size and predatory nature.
  • Aquascape: Create a well-decorated environment with hiding spots, rocks, and driftwood to mimic their natural habitat and offer them security.
  • Solitary Fish: These snakeheads are solitary and should be kept alone, as they may become aggressive towards tank mates.

Feeding Habit:

  • Carnivorous Diet: Fire & Ice Snakeheads are voracious carnivores and prefer a diet primarily consisting of live or frozen foods.
  • Feeding Frequency: Offer them regular feedings of high-quality live or frozen foods such as feeder fish, shrimp, or other meaty options.


  • Aggressive Nature: Fire & Ice Snakeheads are highly aggressive and predatory, and they may not be suitable for community tanks.
  • Observation: Monitor their behavior and appearance to ensure they are healthy and showing no signs of stress or illness.
  • Expert-Level Care: Due to their size and aggressive nature, Fire & Ice Snakeheads are more suitable for experienced aquarists.

Channa sp. 'Fire & Ice'

SGD 30.00

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