Bristlenose Catfish

Bristlenose Catfish  Ancistrus dolichopterus

Type - Tropical Freshwater Community Fish

Size - <12cm

Temperature 23-28C

pH 5-8

Hardness 0-25dGH

Feeding - Herbivorous/Omnivorous Great Algae eater will require additional feeding with algae wafers, catfish pellets and bloodworm

Ideal for beginners, fairly easy to keep, peaceful and suitable for small aquaria. Requires a mature well established set-up. The Bristlenose is a bottom feeding scavenger found rasping away at algae on hard surfaces throughout the aquarium. Males display characteristic bristles around the head region.

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