The Adolfoi Cory Cat comes from the tributaries of the Rio Negro and Rio Uaupes in South America and is a peaceful bottom dwelling scavenger. The Adolfoi is mostly pale in colour and has one black stripe covering the back and another across the eyes. The Adolfoi Cory Cat requires a well-planted aqu..
The Agassizi Cory Cat comes from the river tributaries of the Peru area, and is a peaceful bottom dwelling scavenger. The Agassizi has many black spots covering the body and a black, mask-like stripe covering the eyes. The Agassizi Cory Cat requires a well planted aquarium with plenty of hiding pla..
The Albino Aeneus Cory Cat comes from the tributaries of the Amazon river and is a peaceful bottom dwelling scavenger. The Albino variety is mostly white to pink, and has multiple barbels around the mouth. The Aeneus Cory Cat requires a well planted aquarium with plenty of hiding places that provid..
The Elegans Cory Cat, also known as the Elegant Cory, comes from the tributaries of larger river systems in Central and South America, and is a peaceful bottom dwelling scavenger. The Elegans is silver to gold with a main black stripe running horizontally from the back of the head to the tail. The ..
The Emerald Green Cory adds interest and beauty to the lower regions of your aquarium. This popular aquarium scavenger has an iridescent, emerald green body with pinkish under-parts. In addition to an ornamental presence, the Emerald Green Cory Cat provides the valuable service of devouring uneaten ..
The False Julii Cory Cat exudes personality that adds interest to the lower regions of your aquarium. With its pleasing pattern of mottled black dots and stripes upon a silver body, the False Julii Cory Cat is a visually striking and entertaining addition to the freshwater aquarium. The False Julii..
The Ghost Glass Cat is a unique fish that offers fish-keepers an incomparable view of its internal organs. Thanks to its low-pigment and almost clear body, the Ghost Glass Cat is like a living skeleton whose organs, including its swim bladder and vertebral column, are visible. Ghost Glass Cats, als..
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 Nanus Cory Cat, sometimes referred to as the Mini Cory, comes from the tributaries of larger river systems in Central and South America, and is a peaceful bottom dwelling scavenger. The Nanus is gold with a series of black stripes running horizontally from the back of the head to the tail. The ..
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 Panda Cory Cat comes from the tributaries of larger river systems in Central and South America, and is a peaceful bottom dwelling scavenger. The Panda is gold with black patches covering the eyes, dorsal fin, and at the base of the tail. The Panda Cory Cat requires a well planted aquarium with ..
The Peppered Cory Cat comes from the tributaries of larger river systems in South America, and is a peaceful bottom dwelling scavenger. The Peppered Cory Cat has black and dark green spots, with a white underside. The Peppered Cory Cat requires a well-planted aquarium with plenty of hiding places t..
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 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. ..
The Pseudoacanthicus Angelicus Pleco is a new species found in the rivers and tributaries of South America. The main body colour is jet black with yellow spots covering the entire body and a long flowing caudal fin. Unlike other Plecos that may look similar to this species, the Angelicus Pleco will ..
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 Skunk Cory Cat adds a splash of drama to any home aquarium. Also known as Sands Cory Cat, Corydoras arcuatus is active, yet peaceful, especially when kept in small schools. Though other members of the Corydoras genus boast black stripes over the eyes and down the back, the back stripe of this Sk..
Corydoras sterbai, which is referred to as Sterbas Cory, Sterbai Cory, or Sterbas Corydoras, is a peaceful, bottom-dwelling member of the armoured catfish group. Sterbas Cory is often confused with Corydoras haraldschultzi, which is a different species with a lighter background and darker spots. In..
The Swartzs Cory Cat is also known as Twin Bar Cory and comes from the tributaries of the Rio Negro and Rio Uaupes in South America and is a peaceful bottom dwelling scavenger. The Swartzs Cory is a beautiful catfish with a silver body and two distinct black horizontal stripes that run from just beh..
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 ..