Submitted by: mike47517
common names: Gold Tiger Datnoid, Siamese Tiger Fish, Finescale Tigerfish, Yellow Tiger Fish, and Black Barred Tiger Fish.
Species: Datnioides undecimradiatus
Origin: East Asia
Salinity: fresh and brackish water
Temperature: 76-82 F
Hardness: 8.0 - 18.0 N
Potential size: Datnoids caan grow to be 2ft long however most reach their max size at about 1ft.
Diet: live fish, worms, pellets, crayfish, shrimp, and black worms. Datnoids are carnivores.
Care: a tank that keeps a datnoid should be atleast 100 gallons. Datnoids feel most comfortable in aquarium setups with rocks, driftwood, and hardy plants for them to hide among and use as cover when they are stalking their prey. They also need nice clean water. And do best if water is well filtered. Datnoids are slow growing fish.
Water Region: fresh and brackish waters in Indonesia and Thailand.
Activity: Datnoids are very shy fish and will usually hide when in an aquarium but if you spend some time with your Datnoid it will soon eat right from your hand.
Lifespan: 10 years in captivity.
Sexing & Breeding: I'm sorry I have no experience with sexing or breeding Datnoids, and i can not find any info on breeding or sexing Datnoids online so i cant give you any info on that. sorry.
Comments: Datnoids have a habit of stalking their prey before catching it.