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Live Fish Bristlenose

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$18 EACH when you buy 3 Bristlenoses



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Bristlenose catfish are great addition to any tank and are highly recommended for any tropical community tank, where they help in keeping the inside of tanks clean by eating algae off all surfaces. They will tend to hide during the day amongst plants or under rocks etc but become more active at night when they feed. They should be provided with hiding places in the form of caves, hollow logs etc. Bristlenose like flowing water and the addition of a powerhead is often beneficial for this species.

Max Size:15cm


Bristlenose are vegetarian to omnivorous and require vegetable matter in their diet. Sinking tablets, wafers or pellets containing Spirulina or similar are ideal. Bristlenose catfish also readily feed on vegetables such as squashed peas, cucumber, zucchini, pumpkin and lettuce. They have a sucker mouth with rasping teeth that are ideal for eating algae etc off surfaces.


These catfish are peaceful and will mix with just about any fish such as neon tetras, other botom feeders etc. These fish are more active at night

Ease of keeping 1 (easy) to 5 (hardest)
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PH GH Temp
6.5-7.5   50-150ppm   20-26c

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