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Corydoras are in the armored catfish family, commonly called cory catfish, cory cats or corys. Corydoras have many ornamental species and are well suited for the aquarium, as they get along well with other fish and are not aggressive. They are most happy being in groups as opposed to being by themselves. They are mostly bottom feeders so make sure enough food gets to the bottom of your aquarium.
Banjo Catfish have a body shape with a depressed head and a slender caudal peduncle that can give the appearance of a banjo. They lack a adipose fin. Mature females are usually larger then males.
Thorny Catfish or Talking Catfish are native to South America. They appear to have thorns and are called talking fish for their ability to produce sound by moving their pectoral spine or vibrating.
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Suckermouth armoured Catfish in the Loricariidae family. (Plecostomus) They are found in a variety of freshwater environments from swift flowing fresh water streams to black acidic waters. Usually found in Costa Rica, Pamama, and South America.
Long Whiskered Catfish are large in size and are an important sport and food fish in South America. Despite their large adult size they are a popular aquarium fish. They are hardy and easy to take care of. But caution should be taken as they will eat smaller fish.
Redtail Catfish named for its red or orange caudal fin. Originates in South America. Juveniles are used as aquarium fish but grow large. With plenty of food they grow rapidity, but caution must be used, as they will kill themselves overeating. Just once a week feeding is appropriate. Redtail Catfish should be put with larger fish as they will eat smaller ones. Also they have a habit of swallowing inedible objects, which in a lot of cases are regurgitated and can cause problems for them.
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