Iridescent Mystus global price quotes



The current, latest prices of Iridescent Mystus in the world in the global markets

iridescent mystus large


Price range: 150 - 160 THB / 1 kg | Market: Talaad Thai Market | Date: 2022-05-16

iridescent mystus small


Price range: 100 - 130 THB / 1 kg | Market: Talaad Thai Market | Date: 2022-05-16

Iridescent Mystus

The Striped Catfish (Mystus vittatus) is a hardy and attractive catfish that has been locally bred. This species is ideal for the community tank housing medium-large fishes such as gouramis and sharks. The first dorsal spine is modified into a venomous sting, which can be very painful to humans. It is very important not to touch the dorsal spine since it will cause sharp pain and swelling. The best course of action for first aid is to put ice on the affected area to reduce swelling and seek medical attention as soon as possible. This species reaches about 15-20 cm in nature, but aquarium specimens are generally smaller. It is very important to provide hiding places for this species as it does not appreciate bright light and tends to be timid. This catfish eats all kinds of food, but prefers live or frozen foods such as bloodworms and Tubifex worms. Mystus vittatus is sometimes called Striped Catfish. It is native to S.E. Asia, can grow to 15-20cm, and has been locally bred. This species of catfish is ideal for the community tank housing medium-large fishes such as gouramis and sharks. The Striped Catfish, also known as the Striped Whiptail Catfish, is an active, peaceful fish that is very tolerant of water conditions. It is a bottom feeder, so stick to sinking foods with no sharp edges. Its head becomes wider than its body when viewed from above or in profile. Another feature is two dark stripes on the tail section which become more prominent when the fish is agitated. There is a row of dark spots on each side from head to tail, and some specimens may have a row of light spots on the dorsal fin above the dark stripe. The fins of males are more pointed than those of females. It can grow to 30 cm in length. The Striped Whiptail Catfish is an active, peaceful fish that is very tolerant of water conditions. It is a bottom feeder, so stick to sinking foods with no sharp edges. Its head becomes wider than its body when viewed from above or in profile. Another feature is two dark stripes on the tail section which become more prominent when the fish is agitated. There is a row of dark spots on each side from head to tail, and some specimens may have a row of light spots on the dorsal fin above the dark stripe. The fins of males are more pointed than those of females. It can grow to 30 cm in length. Sometimes called Striped Catfish, this species is ideal for the community tank housing medium-large fishes such as gouramis and sharks. This a hardy and attractive catfish that has been locally bred. Do not keep with small fish such as Neons. Native to S.E. Asia, can grow to 15-20cm.

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