South American Catfish (Rhamdia quelen)
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South American Catfish
284 Litres (75 US G.)
25.4-33cm (10-13 ")
4.0 - 8.0
17.8-27.8°C (64 -82 °F)
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- South American Catfish, Pale Catfish, Silver Catfish, Canyon Catfish
Additional scientific names
- Pimelodus quelen, Caecorhamdia urichi, Pimelenotus vilsoni, Pimelodus baronismuelleri
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
- Should be housed with fish too large to be eaten only, small fish will vanish. Large South American Cichlids, provided the tank is large enough, can work well. This Catfish will be territorial towards conspecifics.
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
- A large robust territorial catfish.
Pictures[edit | edit source]
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- Fishbase (Mirrors: )