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Red Lizard Whiptail Catfish (RINELORICARIA SP.) , a popular ornamental species, are hardy and non-aggressive, making them an ideal choice for community aquariums. They are easy to care for and require little maintenance. These unique catfish are sure to provide a stunning addition to your tank. These Red Lizard Whiptail Catfish we sell are bred in captivity by hobbyist and are not wild-caught. This means that they come from a sustainable source and are typically much hardier compared to wild-caught Red Lizard Whiptail Catfish. Due to their adorable schooling behavior, these fish have become pretty sought after in the hobby. We sell them at about 2 to 3 inches in length but they can grow to a a max size at about 4.5 inches.
Red Lizard Whiptail 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 flake food.