Cat-eLog Right Arrow My Cats Registered Species Right Arrow Otocinclus vittatus

1. apistomaster (p: 6, k: 10) since 1966-05-20, who writes, "Kept frquently over the years.";
2. naturalart (k: 5) since 1989-10-11
3. Deb (p: 2, k: 14) since 1999-11-01, who writes, "I have kept this species continuously since 1999. Currently have 3, 3.5 yo. Oldest lived 4.5 years.";
4. synoguy (k: 4) since 2006-03-22
5. loafingloach (k: 3) since 2006-06-01, who writes, "needs more friends, shoals are good, but with a heap of baby bristlenose eating up all the algae, its hard to support more.";
6. nvcichlids (k: 12) since 2006-06-30
7. Kostas (k: 10) since 2006-07-13
8. snowball (p: 2, k: 8) since 2007-01-20
9. kcmt01 since 2007-02-25
10. Tulio since 2007-02-26
11. Erlend D Bertelsen since 2007-03-17
12. Travis_Conklin since 2007-03-26
13. Frank the L (k: 5) since 2007-04-01
14. drgold (k: 4) since 2007-04-20
15. catxx (k: 3) since 2007-04-20, who writes, "originally a trio";
16. traumatic (p: 2) since 2007-04-20
17. jenny since 2007-04-29
18. Judazzz (k: 3) since 2007-05-08
19. foffo since 2007-05-15
20. henkhugo since 2007-05-15
21. nettaigyo since 2007-05-17
22. chris 1 (k: 4) since 2007-05-22
23. certan since 2007-05-22
24. Jools (p: 2) since 2007-05-25
25. fischkringli (k: 2) since 2007-06-04
26. spot86t (k: 2) since 2007-06-23
27. loachy_406 (k: 2) since 2007-07-12, who writes, "Absolutely loves courgette, but does long stringy poops as a result.";
28. Kjlossman since 2007-07-16
29. racoll since 2007-07-17
30. Shralp since 2007-07-28
31. Breus (k: 9) since 2007-08-06
32. Revol (k: 3) since 2007-08-08
33. Bengt F since 2007-08-10
34. yogi69 (k: 5) since 2007-08-12
35. dracoz since 2007-08-19
36. Terrorblade90 (k: 2) since 2007-08-20, who writes, "A very little and energic catfish; he can change his colour It' s very sensitive. There is a morph of this fish: when this more-colourated form is just captured, he show a yellow-paint front theth in tank disappear very quickly";
37. Scubaguy (p: 2, k: 4) since 2007-08-28
38. f3mg (k: 8) since 2007-09-03
39. Bigpig (k: 6) since 2007-09-19
40. NewFishKeeper (k: 3) since 2007-09-26
41. Archinuke since 2007-10-02
42. jbmm (k: 3) since 2007-10-08
43. invaderwithkey (k: 2) since 2007-10-17
44. bslindgren (k: 5) since 2007-10-25, who writes, "I got these by mistake with a shipment of sae's. They have done very well, and seem very industrious in feeding on algae. A rather low-key fish that is a nice addition to the community tank. The last one disappeared in the summer of 2010";
45. tomh since 2007-10-28
46. darkwolf29a since 2007-10-31
47. roadrunner (k: 4) since 2007-11-14
48. Marc van Arc (k: 2) since 2007-11-17
49. wheel1 (k: 5) since 2007-11-17
50. dsmfishgal (k: 4) since 2007-12-05
51. mork (k: 4) since 2007-12-23
52. FuglyDragon (k: 8) since 2007-12-24
53. glenny since 2008-01-01
54. zLoui since 2008-01-08
55. Firestorming since 2008-01-11
56. tezr (p: 2) since 2008-01-21
57. EdieBird since 2008-02-01
58. Allie72 (k: 3) since 2008-02-07
59. SOBERKITTY since 2008-02-08
60. zenkatydid since 2008-02-09
61. Plecofanatic1989 (k: 2) since 2008-02-11
62. LUISGOREY since 2008-02-28
63. CoryLoachFreak since 2008-03-05
64. Yofman (k: 3) since 2008-03-06
65. theonetruepath (p: 2, k: 11) since 2008-03-08
66. Shaun (k: 7) since 2008-03-15
67. TrickyT (p: 3, k: 3) since 2008-03-18
68. Complexity (k: 8) since 2008-04-01, who writes, "Half of the 8 survived long term. I lost 3 of them when they got caught in a CO2 ladder. They would go into the channels, but couldn't go backwards to get back out. They sometimes shoal with my dwarf chain loaches.";
69. kfreedman since 2008-04-13
70. DutchFry (k: 5) since 2008-04-24
71. Dinyar since 2008-04-26
72. Lyssa (k: 2) since 2008-05-06
73. briggadane (p: 3, k: 11) since 2008-05-12
74. ashik (p: 2, k: 9) since 2008-05-13, who writes, "Bred in 15g tank. Filtered with Eheim 2215, aquaclear 30 powerhead, eco-complete substrate, some slate and caves, a large clump of java fern. Tank specs: 15 g (24" x 12"). Ammonia, nitrite, nitrate = 0, GH ~120, KH ~80, 81F, 12h light a day, full ";
75. miravns (p: 2, k: 2) since 2008-05-25
76. Fishaliciousfish (k: 12) since 2008-05-25
77. addictinganimal since 2008-05-26
78. inkyjenn (k: 4) since 2008-06-01, who writes, "these guys were being starved at a lfs. all had hollowed out bellies. after 48 hours in the quarantine tank every last scrap of algae was gone. they went readily to prepared foods and now are a fat happy bunch in my 55. ";
79. AU Chief since 2008-06-07
80. LowCat (k: 6) since 2008-06-15
81. kellygirl (k: 3) since 2008-06-16
82. Mandrake (k: 2) since 2008-06-23
83. Lique since 2008-06-29
84. kubastanik (p: 2) since 2008-06-29
85. ASCauley (k: 2) since 2008-07-04
86. koter73 since 2008-08-10
87. Dipsausje (k: 10) since 2008-08-19
88. krb (p: 2, k: 8) since 2008-09-11
89. Wraith since 2008-09-14
90. evesonevo (k: 3) since 2008-09-23
91. nikelodeon79 since 2008-10-10
92. paul b 76 (k: 4) since 2008-10-20
93. tijani since 2008-10-21
94. s2man since 2008-11-24
95. GreenSynoMan (k: 5) since 2008-12-03
96. xander (k: 2) since 2008-12-07
97. GABear since 2009-01-03
98. otoguppylover (k: 3) since 2009-01-05, who writes, "i have several types of otos i dont know how many i have of each. dam petsmart inventory";
99. jquijano since 2009-01-05
100. deviating since 2009-01-19
101. Blonde1 since 2009-01-24
102. andregurov (p: 2, k: 4) since 2009-02-10, who writes, "Extremely hardy, once acclimated. Eat just about anything: algae, prepared wafers, sinking pellets, even frozen foods!";
103. I_Xeno (k: 6) since 2009-02-11
104. L number Banana (p: 4, k: 9) since 2009-02-20, who writes, "Gravid females died over a period of 2 weeks. Males are all fine.", "Gravid females all died over period of two weeks in main tank. Males moved to this tank. ", "8 unknowns are babies of one of the oto species but markings are like vittatus body and mariae tail, no white bar. Noticed the new ones Dec 7, 2009 Update winter 2012: Only 2 left like these ones - the otos with the square markings seem to have taken over.";
105. matti2uude (p: 2, k: 6) since 2009-03-01
106. James0816 (p: 2, k: 54) since 2009-03-01, who writes, "Last spawn: ~ 24-Apr-2010 - Egg Count Unknown. First spawn: 09-Apr-2009 Eggs Found: 16-Mar-2010 - 57 Eggs Found: 18-Mar-2010 - 59 Eggs Found: 27-Mar-2010 - 40 Eggs Found: 31-Mar-2010 - 23 Eggs Found: 01-Apr-2010 - 82 Eggs Found: 07-Apr-2010 - 26 Last spawn: 07-Apr-2010 - 26 Eggs found", "Juvenille Tank - over 50 occupants -Spawn discoverd on 26-Apr-2010 ";
107. pbyrley since 2009-03-01
108. willis30 since 2009-03-09
109. fantonac since 2009-03-25
110. Greg Curtis since 2009-03-26
111. DiHo (p: 2, k: 8) since 2009-04-28
112. h2opleco since 2009-05-12
113. Bristlenose 94 since 2009-06-02
114. corymkl since 2009-06-04
115. Toad since 2009-06-05
116. KTLM (k: 2) since 2009-06-19
117. Hitch (p: 2) since 2009-06-23
118. acidise since 2009-06-23
119. francistrus since 2009-07-12
120. biotope69 (p: 4, k: 4) since 2009-08-10
121. mangopleco (p: 3, k: 2) since 2009-08-11
122. dragoonwoman since 2009-09-17
123. vibaldi (k: 3) since 2009-09-24
124. OddOscar (k: 10) since 2009-09-26, who writes, "I got these fish on my birthday.";
125. Gallywags (k: 10) since 2009-09-28
126. ayrtoninst (k: 14) since 2009-11-07
127. Timberwolf (k: 5) since 2010-01-21
128. Gtdaddy3 (p: 2, k: 3) since 2010-01-22
129. whiteymoza since 2010-01-31
130. Nx7 (k: 2) since 2010-02-17
131. somename since 2010-03-05
132. jadetristan (k: 10) since 2010-03-10
133. Barracuda518 (k: 3) since 2010-03-12
134. cosmicwonderer1 since 2010-03-12
135. joemc since 2010-03-12
136. sterlingtjones (k: 14) since 2010-04-16
137. Dalek Tzet (k: 4) since 2010-04-24
138. d3n2 (p: 2, k: 2) since 2010-04-25
139. Kestrix since 2010-05-10
140. rhibear (k: 5) since 2010-05-18
141. crkinney since 2010-07-07
142. Gertbl (k: 7) since 2010-09-14
143. kruseman (p: 2) since 2010-10-22
144. LeeRoy (p: 2, k: 10) since 2010-10-27, who writes, "These were listed as Otocinlus (Macrotocinclus ) Affinia but from looking a photos on here and the web I believe that they are vittatus.";
145. MarcW (k: 3) since 2010-11-01
146. PanzerFodder (p: 5, k: 11) since 2010-11-07
147. RickE since 2010-11-19
148. ginagv (k: 2) since 2010-12-08
149. littlebristlenose (p: 5, k: 11) since 2010-12-11
150. Feanaro (k: 3) since 2011-01-01
151. mike h since 2011-03-19
152. jimlaroche83 (k: 2) since 2011-03-21
153. brianmc since 2011-03-21
154. Sam (p: 2) since 2011-04-14
155. jamieg192 (p: 2, k: 3) since 2011-04-25
156. dkshadowwolf (p: 3, k: 14) since 2011-05-02
157. stefjane since 2011-05-22
158. Sotty (k: 3) since 2011-07-10
159. Black_flys (k: 4) since 2011-07-30
160. marangmic (p: 2, k: 10) since 2011-08-29
161. rmc (p: 2, k: 6) since 2011-10-30
162. minkweir since 2011-11-22
163. MHS since 2011-11-24
164. jp11biod since 2011-11-26
165. backstreetgambler (p: 2) since 2011-12-17
166. Skägget since 2012-01-22
167. Bruton since 2012-02-24
168. Bastyns since 2012-03-01
169. gforcefx since 2012-03-10
170. hoblob since 2012-03-15
171. jmw (k: 10) since 2012-03-22
172. Chris5787 since 2012-04-06
173. xShovelnose (k: 2) since 2012-05-14, who writes, "Good fish...";
174. HERVE (p: 2) since 2012-05-18
175. metalface2 (k: 4) since 2012-05-27
176. Logqan since 2012-06-29
177. donpetty (k: 6) since 2012-07-07, who writes, "Petsmart has these guys for $1.00 each Great deal...";
178. TerriM (k: 5) since 2012-07-15
179. kiwiinoz since 2012-08-10
180. len.weideman (k: 8) since 2012-08-25
181. Laelori since 2012-09-06
182. technogeek (p: 2, k: 2) since 2012-09-15
183. Devonviolet (k: 3) since 2012-09-17, who writes, "Small tank containing only 3 otos and crystal red and black shrimp. RO water remineralised with salty bee minerals. Ph 6.5. Temp 20 degrees c. Ammonia 0, nitrite 0 nitrate 10. Typical tds 124-130. 1st eggs - gone the next day :-(.";
184. cinnamonsticks (k: 5) since 2012-10-01
185. puresp (k: 6) since 2012-10-07
186. guardianfyre since 2012-10-20
187. thereverendturtle since 2012-10-24
188. Albert (k: 7) since 2012-10-29
189. merit since 2012-10-31
190. lilu (p: 2, k: 3) since 2012-12-07
191. magicmarymac (k: 6) since 2012-12-11, who writes, "In with a Betta, three ghost shrimp, and one Mystery snail";
192. mjh712 (k: 4) since 2012-12-22
193. BallAquatics (k: 6) since 2013-01-01, who writes, "These were small run down fish as is often the case when they first come in. They have grown steadly by feeding Repashy "Soilent Green". First fry found 04/16/2013.";
194. Jass since 2013-01-11
195. Gallett291 since 2013-02-03
196. Valb68 since 2013-04-01
197. Narwhal72 since 2013-04-16
198. flatfish (k: 6) since 2013-05-08
199. ranmasan (k: 3) since 2013-06-02, who writes, "I see where they get the nickname "Little Monkeys" :)";
200. shad0wfish13 (k: 2) since 2013-07-01
201. wennew123 since 2013-07-02
202. telsonboy (k: 3) since 2013-07-20, who writes, "When in a 55-gal planted aquarium, temperatures dropped to 55F for over a week. Survived wonderfully!";
203. DKcincy since 2013-07-25
204. huds21 since 2013-10-08
205. lightseeker5000 (k: 4) since 2013-10-20
206. camtang since 2013-12-27
207. parrot1974 (k: 4) since 2014-04-12
208. Jumpmaster (p: 2) since 2014-05-15
209. bekateen (k: 3) since 2014-09-14
210. jamesyboy since 2014-09-30
211. OregonOutdoorsChris (p: 4, k: 23) since 2014-10-01
212. booitsme3109 since 2014-11-10
213. Knestis since 2014-11-18
214. CowBoYReX since 2014-11-23
215. dpm1 since 2014-12-15
216. Tamcon83 since 2015-01-05
217. justinkaseman since 2015-01-14
218. FerocactusLatispinus since 2015-03-06, who writes, "R.I.P. Otto. Was quite a speedy, happy little fellow. Loved exploring and eating off acres of driftwood. Grew quickly off a diet of algae, blanched veggies, and driftwood!";
219. TriLamb13 since 2015-03-17
220. indeliKate since 2015-04-05
221. jakkals since 2015-05-02
222. Catfishlady (k: 6) since 2015-05-08
223. barbax (k: 10) since 2015-05-20, who writes, "They love repashy and omega one veggie pellets. They also get blanched greens from time to time.";
224. Baloo since 2015-06-10, who writes, "1 lone individual left of a group of store bought fish. Lives with a group of pygmy cories and schools with them.";
225. Gerald CapeTown since 2015-07-18
226. slayer5590 (k: 2) since 2015-08-01, who writes, "Bought 8 more on 3/23/2016";
227. flatdog (k: 2) since 2015-08-19
228. Avasion since 2015-11-12
229. joclru (k: 5) since 2015-11-13
230. Waldsee since 2015-12-06
231. catfishchaos (p: 2, k: 2) since 2015-12-25, who writes, "Great algae eater";
232. diesel (k: 6) since 2016-01-15
233. Yo-han since 2016-02-13
234. lizcateyes (k: 3) since 2016-02-19, who writes, "Started off with 6, down to 3 that have been in this tank.";
235. kiwidu21 since 2016-02-25
236. shrimpkeeper222 since 2016-02-28
237. MatsJ (k: 9) since 2016-04-01
238. kvnbyl (p: 2) since 2016-08-26
239. MarlonnekeW (k: 4) since 2016-09-08
240. Chilo_glanis (k: 3) since 2017-01-01
241. mikeisrad since 2017-03-12
242. Electrocat since 2017-04-28
243. Weirder_weird since 2017-05-07
244. jodilynn (p: 2, k: 3) since 2017-08-26, who writes, "In a heavily planted 5 gallon with a small school of Harlequins and a dunno earred Betta. Mixture of plastic plants, live Anacharis, Marimo and Java moss, and good algae growth. Cholla and driftwood for munching and hiding on. Quite shy, rarely see all three.";
245. CrazyCatLady (k: 2) since 2017-11-14
246. riverotter since 2017-12-21
247. KopyKat58 since 2018-01-13
248. angerygrover since 2018-04-16
249. Lycosid since 2018-04-29