Gulio Catfish (Mystus gulio)

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Gulio Catfish

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Gulio Catfish

Mystus gulio

227 Litres (60 US G.)

35.6-40.6cm (14-16 ")


1 - 1.008


6.0 - 7.8

20-26.7°C (68 -80 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Live Foods

2-5 years



Additional names

Gulio Catfish, Long Whiskers Catfish

Additional scientific names

Aspidobagrus gulio, Bagrus albilabrus, Bagrus gulio, Macrones gulio, Pimelodus gulio, Pseudobagrus gulio, Aoria gulio

Sexing[edit | edit source]

Males have an elongate genital papilla in front of the anal fin.

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Peaceful but can eat smaller fish, keep with similar sized fish.

Diet[edit | edit source]

Prefers sinking meaty foods.

Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Twice a day.

Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Prefers a Brackish set up with driftwood and rocks. Can be adapted to Freshwater.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

A social fish, shoals in the wild.

Identification[edit | edit source]

Dull grey/green coloured body with long barbels, white belly and a short adipose fin.

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