Marbled Candiru Catfish (Ochmacanthus sp.)


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Marbled Candiru Catfish (Ochmacanthus sp.)

Origin: Wild Peru
Locale: Rio Nanay
Diet: A parasite in nature, feeding on the blood and skin of larger fish. In the aquarium, they can be weaned on to frozen foods.
Adult Size: 3.5″
Recommended Tank Size: 15 Gallon
Compatibility: As a parasitic species, should not be kept with any other fish. Will not bother conspecifics.

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.0 – 7.5
Temp:                     76-82F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm