Channa colouring up

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Channa colouring up

Unread postby KarthikC » Fri Jun 06, 2014 1:12 pm

I love the way the Channa Gachua (so, I assume) has been colouring up in the last one month.

Pic when a day after I got him:

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One can observe that he is all brown, with traces of greenish-blue on his dorsal and anal fin.

After a month:

I decided to get some selective shots also, here they are:

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He's all blue now. Cheeks are blue, with orange-blue striped tail. I jus love this fish's character and personality., Undoubtedly, this is the best fish I've had so far. Will keep you guys posted.

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Re: Channa colouring up

Unread postby KarthikC » Fri Jun 06, 2014 1:25 pm

His abode before

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and after: (I planted some crypts and got a driftwood and attached anubias butterfly to it)

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It's a two feeter. WC only once a month, that too 20% and I feed him thrice a week.

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Re: Channa colouring up

Unread postby SCORPIO » Fri Jun 06, 2014 1:54 pm

Keeping channa is really intresting. You have mentiond tank size is just 2 feet. Is is posible to keep it in a two feeter. I also want to keep channa but space is a big problem for me.
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Re: Channa colouring up

Unread postby apuda2010 » Fri Jun 06, 2014 2:36 pm

The size of the tank is not correct for the size of the fish.

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Re: Channa colouring up

Unread postby KarthikC » Fri Jun 06, 2014 2:57 pm

Scorpio ji: Two feet tank size seems to be ok for him, as Channas aren't active swimmers, like barbs. i have a cabinet where 2 tanks are empty, maybe If I get a smaller species, I will shift him to a 3 footer.

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Re: Channa colouring up

Unread postby SCORPIO » Fri Jun 06, 2014 3:25 pm

Great if you already have option to transfer in another tank.
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Re: Channa colouring up

Unread postby KarthikC » Fri Jun 06, 2014 4:29 pm

SCORPIO wrote:Great if you already have option to transfer in another tank.


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Re: Channa colouring up

Unread postby Romi » Fri Jun 06, 2014 8:59 pm

What a cute expression it has congrates

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Re: Channa colouring up

Unread postby KarthikC » Fri Jun 06, 2014 9:08 pm

Romi wrote:What a cute expression it has congrates


Thanks Romi Bhai :)

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