Dorsal spines (total): 1 - 1; Dorsal soft rays (total):
6 - 6; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 10. Dorsal
part of thoracic region with 4 black stripes. Median
longitudinal groove extending to end of occipital
process. Maxillary barbel longer than head. Dorsal-fin
spine produced into long filament. Pectoral-fin spine
with without filamentous projection. Anal fin with
3 simple rays, 11 branched rays. Eye diameter
shorter than snout length. Isthmus with no finger-like
projections. Gill opening extending to belly and brachial
membrane connected to isthmus. Aquarium Care:
This is a peaceful species which would be
better kept in a group of about 6 specimens with plenty
of swimming space. Provide good filtration and aeration.
Provide a sand substrate with plants as an option.
Diet: Live, frozen and tablet foods.
Salween River drainage.
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