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Emerald Catfish

Species: Brochis splendens
Common Name: Green Catfish
Size: 3 in (8 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: sandy streams in the Amazonia basin of Brazil, Ecuador and Peru
Min Tank Size: At least 20 gallons for a school.
Diet: Omnivorous, Sinking commercial foods and flake accepted.
Behavior: Peaceful, bottom feeder. Schooling, more than 6 recommended.
Water: Temperature 72°F to 81°F (22°-28° C),pH range: 5.8 8.0; dH range: 2 - 30.
Care: Easy, no salt
Communities: Good
Suitability: Good for all

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