The Otocinclus (Otocinclus affinis) is a small catfish species native to South America, known for its unique physical features and peaceful behavior. They typically have a brownish-black color with a distinctive stripe down their sides and a pointed nose. Otocinclus prefer a well-decorated tank with plenty of hiding spots and vegetation.
- SOLD SIZE: about 1"
- Origin: South America
- Max size: 2 inches
- Recommended tank size: 20 gallons
- Water temperature: 72-78°F
- Temperament: Peaceful
- Diet: Algae wafers, vegetables, and occasional protein-based foods
- Life span: 3-5 years