Giant Raphael (Megalodoras uranoscopus)

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Giant Raphael

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Giant Raphael

Megalodoras uranoscopus

757 Litres (200 US G.)

50-70 cm (19.7-27.6")




5.8 - 7.4

21 -24 °C (69.8-75.2°F)

15-25 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

8-12 years



Additional names

Giant Raphael, Giant Raphael Catfish, Giant Talking Catfish

Additional scientific names

Doras libertatis, Doras uranoscopus, Hoplodoras uranoscopus, Megalodoras irwini, Megalodoras libertatis, Oxydoras huberi, Pseudodoras huberi

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

A large yet peaceful catfish. Keep with similar-sized robust peaceful tank mates.

Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

This is a very large catfish requiring a very large tank/tropical pond with very good filtration. Décor should be robust, large and secure, this fish will try to hide under wood or in any tunnels.

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