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

Sun Catfish – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
Until recently, fish from the Horabagrus species were quite hard to find in shops. Even so, this has thankfully changed with the sun catfish now being among the most popular fish for aquarists at pet stores. The scientific name for this fish is the Horabagrus Brachysoma. It is also called…

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

Corydoras Catfish – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
The cory catfish are aquarium favorites, thanks to their peaceful temperament and janitorial abilities. There are over 160 species in the Corydoras genus, and aquarists of all skill levels can easily choose between them. The most popular cory is the bronze variety, which comes in different color morphs, including black,…

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…