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South America Catfish

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Whiptail Catfish
(Rineloricaria sp.)
Starting at $7.99
…of South America, a neutral pH is recommended.This catfish should be housed in at least a 30-gallon aquarium, with high filtration and plenty of aeration. A planted tank with rocks and driftwood will provide plenty of hiding spaces to prevent the fish from becoming stressed.Whiptail catfish breed…
Sterba's Cory Cat
(Corydoras sterbai)
Starting at $9.99
…bottom-dwelling member of the armoured catfish group. Sterba's Cory is often confused with Corydoras haraldschultzi, which is a different species with a lighter background and darker spots.Indigenous to the upper Rio Guapore in Brazil, South America, Sterba's Cory prefers a dark, soft-bottom…
Sailfin Plecostomus
(Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps)
Starting at $10.99
…also known as the Spotted Sailfin Plecostomus. Originating from the Rio Pacaya in Peru, South America, the Albino Marble Sailfin Plecostomus is a peaceful, bottom-dwelling member of the armour-plated catfish group.Planted aquariums with hearty, fast-growing plants, high aeration, and water movement…
Peppered Cory Cat
(Corydoras paleatus)
Starting at $4.89
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…
Otocinclus Catfish
(Otocinclus vestitus)
Starting at $2.09
…is one of the smallest catfish in the Loricariidae family. Featuring a tan with a black peppered body, the Otocinclus Catfish is an attractive and functional addition to any freshwater aquarium. Originating from fast-moving rivers in South America, the Otocinclus Catfish should be housed in at least…
Farlowella Catfish
(Farlowella acus)
Starting at $11.49
The Farlowella Catfish, originates from the lakes and rivers of South America, and has a very long and slender body. They are an armored catfish with a brown and black coloration, and have an elongated nose. Like many of the other fish within the Loricariidae family, they have a sucker mouth, which…
Tiger Shovelnose Catfish
(Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum)
Starting at $18.69
The Tiger Shovelnose Catfish, which is also known as the Tiger 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…
Royal Farlowella Catfish
(Sturistoma sp.)
Starting at $39.99
The Royal Farlowella Catfish is a sucker mouth catfish that may also be referred to as the Panama Sturisoma. The male's first dorsal fin is long and it has facial "whiskers." The Farlowella Catfish comes from fast flowing rivers in South America.A minimum of a 30-gallon tank is recommended to house…
Palespotted Cory Cat
(Corydoras gossei)
Starting at $21.99
…striking and entertaining addition to the freshwater aquarium. The Palespotted Cory Cat comes from the tributaries of larger river systems in South America. The Palespotted Cory Cat requires a well-planted aquarium with plenty of hiding places that provide relief from the light. A smooth sand or…
Silver Arowana
(Osteoglossum bicirrhosum)
Starting at $44.99
…the group known as band fishes, the Silver Arowana is considered a true bony fish. Indigenous to the flood plains of the Amazon River Basin in South America, the Arowana can reach an intimidating 47 inches in the wild, and is often too much for all but the advanced freshwater aquarist to manage. It…
Emerald Green Cory Cat
(Brochis splendens)
Starting at $6.79
…provides the valuable service of devouring uneaten food on the aquarium bottom.Also known as the Green Catfish or Emerald Brochis, the Emerald Green Cory Cat comes from the regions of South America in the Amazon River basin. It inhabits waters with high vegetation and neutral pH.A minimum aquarium…
Schwartzi's Cory Cat
(Corydoras schwartzi)
Starting at $7.99
…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 Schwartzi's Cory is a beautiful catfish with a silver body and two distinct black horizontal stripes that run from just behind the gill…
Galaxy (L-07) Plecostomus
(Leporacanthicus galaxias)
Starting at $69.99
…Plecostomus also known as the Vampire or Tooth-Nose Pleco Pleco, comes from the Amazon Basin of South America. It is black with many striking yellow spots covering the entire body. The common name for this catfish comes from the bristle-like barbells that are present on the upper side of the mouth.…
False Julii Cory Cat
(Corydoras sp.)
Starting at $5.99
…striking and entertaining addition to the freshwater aquarium.The False Julii Cory Cat comes from the tributaries of larger river systems in South America. It is a peaceful bottom dwelling scavenger often mistaken for Corydoras julii. This species can be identified by a more defined, linear pattern…
Gold Spotted (L-136) Plecostomus
(Hypancistrus sp.)
Starting at $44.99
The Gold Spotted Plecostomus comes from the rivers and tributaries of South America. The main body color is Black with a cream colored belly and small whitish yellow spots covering the body. This dwarf Plecostomus is ideal for any community tank.Planted tanks with hearty, fast-growing plants, high…
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