affectionately called algae eaters are an aquarium favorite among hobbyists. This species of catfish is among the smallest members in the Loricariidae family
. These busy and active fish will do a superb job of cleaning the aquarium glass because to them algae is tasty meal. Otocinclus species benefit from good filtration and aeration in the aquarium. Additionally providing plants and rocks or driftwood is perfect for when the seek refuge to hide. Its best to keep algae eaters or Otoncinclus catfish are social and should be kept in small groups this is similar to corydoras catfish
. Feeding Otocinclus should consist of some type of algae sinking wafers to supplement their natural foraging in the aquarium. To learn more about algae eaters make sure you read Buying and Acclimating New Otocinclus
and Keeping Otocinclus catfish in the aquarium
Up for sale are Panda Garras, approximately 3/4" in size or larger. Panda Garras are a peaceful algae eater who would make a great addition to any community aquarium! In the pictures above, there are both adults and juveniles depicted...