The Hoplo Catfish is a peaceful and easy-to-keep beauty for your Amazon community aquarium. A row of dark spots run along this unique catfishs lateral line, resembling portholes on a ship. Their bodies are sleek, featuring long-sloping heads with pronounced barbels protruding from their mouths. ..
Also known as the Duckbill or Duckbeak Catfish, this South American catfish is a peaceful candidate for the home aquarium. Its slender body and long antennae make for an impressive specimen for a larger tank. The Lima Shovel-Nosed Cat requires a larger tank with a minimum of 600 litres. Because of ..
The Otocinclus Catfish is a great addition to a peaceful planted tank and a small school of them can form a great algae cleanup crew. Otocinclus Catfish like to hang out under and on plant leaves as well as sucking on the tank glass. However, Otocinclus Catfish can be a little reclusive at times and..
The Pictus Cat is a member of the antenna catfish group and usually has a pale to gray body with a black spotted pattern. The pectoral fins are serrated, so it is recommended that a glass bowl or cup be used to capture the fish rather than a net. As one of the more peaceful fish that adds beauty to..
The Redtail Cat has a broad head and body that tapers towards the tail. It has a dark black body, white underbelly, and a bright red tail. The Redtail Cat can grow impressively large in an aquarium setting and should be given plenty of room to swim. Due to its size and high energy, this fish should..
The Shovelnose Cat, which is also known as the Catfish, is from the rivers and tributaries of South America. It is a large catfish that can attain a length of over 3 feet in captivity. The body of this cat is long and slender and has a beautiful silver coloration. Black stripes and spots cover the e..
The Synodontis Angelicus Catfish is commonly referred to as the Angel Catfish or Angelicus Cat. It is a peaceful member of the naked catfish group. It may also be known as S. tholloni, S. robianus, S. werneri, and S. angelicus zonatus. As a digger, the Synodontis Angelicus Catfish will appreciate a..
The Synodontis Decorus Catfish, also known as the Decorus Catfish or Decorated Synodontis, is known scientifically as Synodontis decorus, S. vittatus, and S. labeo. It is a member of the naked catfish group. A 200 litre or larger aquarium with a warm, stable temperature, and plenty of rocks and pla..
The Synodontis Eupterus Catfish is also known as the Featherfin Squeaker and is from the rivers and lakes of Africa. It is a wide-bodied catfish and is pale in coloration with many black spots. This species is also known as an upside-down catfish, as it will hang in an inverted position. As a digge..
The Synodontis Flavitaeniatus Catfish originates within the Zaire Basin of Africa. It is black in colour with an interesting pattern of silver lines and spots. This species is also known as an upside-down catfish, as it will hang in an inverted position. They are wonderful scavengers, and are not ov..
Scientific name: Synodontis granulosa.
Common name: Synodontis granulosus. .
Origin: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika. East Africa.
Tank size Best kept in a tank of 125 gallons (500 liters) or more. May become reclusive and aggressive in tanks smaller than 70 gallons (250 liters). May jump..
The Upside Down Cat is also known as the Blotched Upside Down Catfish and is from the rivers and lakes of Central Africa within the Congo Basin. It is one of the smaller Synodontis catfish, and is an opaque colour with many black spots and markings. This species is an upside-down catfish, as it will..
The Upside Down Cat, also known as the Giant Upside Down Asian Catfish, is an active inverted swimmer with a sleek profile and bold personality. Because of their large size and fairly aggressive and territorial nature, they make ideal candidates for single-species specimen aquariums. Provided the ri..
Of decidedly different shape, many species of whiptail catfish are easy to maintain and make fantastic attention-getters due to their unique appearance.
Whiptails are probably the most underrated catfishes in the hobby. They combine bizarre looks with hardiness, adaptability, and utterly peaceful ..