Red Tail Catfish
The Red Tail Catfish has been featured on River Monsters as a true monster predator of South America. The catfish features a beautiful red tail and a chocolate body with a white belly. The fish grows slowly to about four feet in the wild, about three feet in a the aquarium. These fish should be kept with other fish of similar size. The red tail catfish will become the favorite pet in the aquarium, since he will eventually get big enough to eat all the other pets.
- Scientific name: PHRACTOCEPHALUS HEMIOLIOPTERUS
- Origin: Brazil
- Lifespan: 30 years
- Max size: 60 inches
- Food: Frozen, live feeders, pellets, everything
- Shipping Size: 3 to 5 inches