Cougar Catfish

USD 12.60

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Cougar Catfish, scientifically known as Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum, are impressive freshwater predators characterized by their sleek bodies, prominent barbels, and voracious appetites, making them an intriguing addition to large aquariums or indoor ponds.

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The Cougar Catfish (Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum), also referred to as the Tiger Shovelnose Catfish or Zebra Shovelnose Catfish, is a striking and predatory species native to the Amazon and Orinoco River basins in South America. Renowned for their sleek, streamlined bodies and distinctive black-and-white striped patterning, Cougar Catfish are prized by aquarists for their impressive appearance and unique behaviors.

In their natural habitat, Cougar Catfish inhabit slow-moving rivers, tributaries, and flooded forests, where they hunt for a variety of prey, including fish, crustaceans, and small mammals. Their elongated bodies, forked tail fins, and enlarged pectoral fins enable them to navigate swiftly through the water and pursue prey with precision.