Pictus Catfish – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding

Pictus Catfish – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
The pictus catfish is a common catfish species in the aquarium trade. It belongs to the Pimelodidae family, whose members are distinguished by their extremely long barbels. The fish has a silver body with dark spots and stripes. The sharp spines on their pectoral and dorsal fins can easily get…

Guppies and Corydoras – Can You Keep them Together?

Guppies and Corydoras – Can You Keep them Together?
Corydoras catfish make excellent tank mates for guppies, primarily because of their peaceful nature. The corys roam around the bottom of the tank, where they eat leftover food and serve as tank cleaners. They are also easy to rear and will suit a beginner tank. Other considerations to make when…

Ghost Catfish – Care, Requirements, Feeding, Tank Mates, Breeding & More

Ghost Catfish – Care, Requirements, Feeding, Tank Mates, Breeding & More
Ghost catfish are majorly known as Kryptopterus virtreolus. Initially, these types of fish were confused with krptopterus bicirrhis, which are large and more aggressive. The latter are no longer available in the aquarium trade.  Ghost catfish got their name from their appearance. They have a transparent body that allows you…