All The Varieties of Freshwater Catfish is Shown in This Video tropical aquarium fish

All The Varieties of Freshwater Catfish is Shown in This Video tropical aquarium fish


the black-spotted corydoras has a yellow
gray body covered in dark speckles they are a well camouflaged catfish with
short barbells and they swim near the bottom of the tank scavenging for scraps
of food they like a well planted aquarium with plenty of hiding places
that can provide shade from the light soft sand or gravel substrate is best
because of their easily damaged barbells the Colombian shark is also known as the
black fin shark it is a catfish which will grow to quite a size in an aquarium
it needs a large tank with plenty of plants and rocks as it grows larger
there is a possibility that the shark will eat smaller fish in the tank
this species prefers some aquarium salt in the water and may be acclimatized
into a saltwater aquarium as they live in both fresh and salt water during
different periods of their lifespan the albino corydoras comes from the
Amazon River and is a peaceful bottom-dwelling scavenger the albino
variety is mostly white to pink and has multiple barbells around the mouth they
like a generously planted aquarium with plenty of places to hide to provide
shelter from the light a smooth sand or gravel substrate is needed because of
their easily damaged barbells they enjoy being in numbers so a small school of
six or more is ideal to keep them happy the bronze corydoras natural habitat is
tributaries of the Amazon River where they are a peaceful bottom-dwelling
scavenger they require a well planted aquarium with lots of hiding places
being a gregarious fish that enjoys being in numbers a small school of six
or more is ideal a smooth sand or gravel substrate is needed because of their
easily damaged barbells the ghost or glass catfish is very
unusual as its body is almost completely transparent all bar a small silver sack
that contains its vital organs they have a pair of long barbells out in front
they are quite a sensitive shoaling fish and like a generously planted aquarium
where they can gather together amongst the plants near the surface and gently
ripple their bodies while hanging almost vertically this catfish is also
different in that it’s active during daylight hours this slim algata
has a silver belly and a bright gold back a horizontal patterned line runs
along its side it’s ideal for keeping algae under control in a small community
tank the gold algae eater will become territorial caution should be used when
maintaining the species with discus and larger angelfish as the catfish will
often hassle these species the peppered corydoras come from the
tributaries of larger river systems in South America and are a peaceful
bottom-dwelling scavenger they need a well planted aquarium with plenty of
places to hide and to provide shade from the light a smooth sand or gravel
substrate is needed because of their easily damaged barbells they are
happiest when in numbers so a small school of six or more is ideal the sailfin plea code comes from the
rivers and tributaries of South America where they spawn in tunnels dug out of
the mud banks they prefer an aquarium with fast growing plants and water
movement with rocks and driftwood to provide hiding spaces feeding off the
bottom of the aquarium they obtain most of their nutrition from leftover food
and algae the upside-down catfish is also known as
the blotched upside-down catfish and its origins are from the rivers and lakes of
Central Africa it’s one of the smaller catfish and is opaque with many black
spots and markings this species hangs in an inverted position as well as feeds
from the surface of the water they will happily feed on algae that forms within
the aquarium

8 thoughts on “All The Varieties of Freshwater Catfish is Shown in This Video tropical aquarium fish

  1. That's a very misleading title, you missed a good 1-3000 species and even included a fish that isn't even a catfish! The 'algae eater' is a species of Loach

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