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Dwarf Sucker Catfish

 

Family: LORICARIIDAE
Species: Otocinclus affinis
Common Name: Dwarf Sucker Catfish
Size: 2 in (5 cm)
Habitat: South America: Running waters in Brazil.
Min Tank Size: 10 gallon or larger.
Diet: Herbivorous, will accept flake and frozen but must have green material.
Behavior: Peaceful.
Water: Temperature range 68 to 82°F (20-28°C) Ph 5.2-7.5 hardness: Soft to hard. dH range: 4.0 - 20.0
Care: Can be difficult to acclimate to the home aquarium, but provided the water conditions are correct and there is some green food they should be OK.
Communities: Good with less aggressive fish.
Suitability: Good for all that can meet its' needs.

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