Dolphin Catfish (Oxydoras niger)
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757 Litres (200 US G.)
95-100 cm (37.4-39.4")
6.0 - 7.8
20.6-23.9°C (69 -75 °F)
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- Dolphin Catfish, Ripsaw Catfish, Black Talking Catfish, Mother of Snails Catfish, Turushuki Catfish
Additional scientific names
- Corydoras edentatus, Doras niger, Pseudodoras niger, Rhinodoras niger, Rhinodoras prianomus
Sexing[edit | edit source]
- There are no known visual sexual differences between the sexes of this fish. There are no known records of this fish being bred in captivity.
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
- Despite its size, this fish is generally peaceful towards tank mates and others of its own species. It makes a good tank mate to other Doradid catfish and semi-aggressive tank mates. Can be trusted with fish slightly smaller than itself but should not be kept with very small or delicate fish.
Pictures[edit | edit source]
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- Fishbase (Mirrors: )