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Scientific Name: Katria katria
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Geo. Origin: Mangoro and Nosivolo Rivers
Habitat: Streams, Pools, Drainage Channels
Diet: Omnivore
Gender Differences: Monomorphic
Breeding: Cave Spawner
Temperament: Aggressive
Conspecific Temperament: Aggressive
Maximum Size: 6""
Temperature: 78-84°F
Difficulty: 3



Photo Credit: Dave Hansen


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Unsexed subadult
Unsexed subadult
Unsexed subadult
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Although they don't look aggressive, this species can be highly aggressive. Like many other Madagascar species, Katria katria is in danger in its native waters. Males and females have the same coloration, but males do develop a nuchal hump as they mature.
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