bristlenose catfish

The sharp catfish is one of the most popular algae-eating fish. They have a distinctive appearance and a peaceful nature that appeals to most Aquarians. Another advantage is that they eat algae. When they are mature (6-9 months) they have a mouth sucker and long mouth tentacles. Brittle catfish usually have yellow and white spots on a black or brown background. They like to clean the aquarium day and night. They are bottom dwellers and feed on any food that cannot be eaten from the bottom. Porcupine catfish are naturally hardy and adapt to a wide range of water conditions. However, extremes should be avoided. They don't grow very large, males usually grow up to 6 inches and females up to 5 inches. With proper care, they can live up to 10 years.
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Although they eat algae, they need a special diet. Make sure that some nutrients or vitamins are missing. The fragile catfish is an omnivore, and easily takes a wide variety of food. They like to eat vegetables like cucumber, hard boiled green peas (without skin), zucchini, lettuce, spinach etc. They can eat algae, bloodworms, cuttlefish and more. However, regular dietary changes are recommended.
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Aquarium installation
Squid can live happily in small aquariums. The 10 liter tank is enough for several couples. Brush catfish hide most of the time. The aquarium should have many hiding places such as corks, caves, plants. Keep the temperature at 22-27 degrees Celsius. Maintain water quality with regular water changes.
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Because bubble catfish is a peaceful fish, it can easily be kept with other peaceful fish such as neon tetras, guppies, mollies, pavers, zebrafish and fish. If you have a large aquarium, they can easily live with angelfish, firemouths, tigerfish, and some gourami.

Care : Easy

Aquarium size : 10 liters or more
Size : Male 6" (Female 5")
Service life: 10 years or more
Nature : Calm
Growth : moderate
Diet : complex, mainly vegetables
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