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Otocinclus (Tank-Bred)

Otocinclus (Tank-Bred)

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These hardy Otocinclus catfish (OTOCINCLUS MACROSPILUS)  have been tank-bred in a controlled environment, this means that they come from a sustainable source. Otocinclus are gentle herbivore grazers that help keep aquariums clean, and their peaceful nature makes them compatible with other fish, shrimp and snails. Its small size and peaceful nature make it a great addition to community tanks. They are an excellent cleaner, consuming algae and detritus from the substrate and decor. Great for novice and experienced aquarists alike.  

Otocinclus catfish are pretty easy to care as long as they are introduced to a mature, cycled tank. They can acclimate to a wide range of parameters.  The following are our water parameters we keep them at:

Our Tank Water Parameters

PH: 7.2 to 7.5
GH: 7 to 8
KH: 3 to 4
TDS: 180 to 250
Temp: 72 to 75

We feed them a mix of live baby brine shrimp, frozen daphnia and high-quality sinking pellets. 

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