we can offer this beautiful species of spiny eel only very rarely. The
species has been described scientifically quite recently. It is a close
relative of the common spiny eel of Asia, Mastacembelus armatus. Like
that species, M. tinwini reaches a length of about 40 cm. Other fish are
ignored if they are large enough, but small tankmates are taken for
For our customers: the fish have code 426744 on our stocklist. Please note that we exclusively supply the wholesale trade.
Text & photos: Frank Schäfer