|Cat-eLog Data Sheet
|Parotocinclus cf. maculicauda
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|Parotocinclus: Greek, para in the side of + greek, ous, otis = ear + Greek, kygklos, ou = a fish.
|The genus Parotocinclus can readily be distinguished from Otocinclus by the presence of an adipose fin in the former.
|6.5 - 7.5
|20.0-28.0°C or 68-82.4°F (Show species within this range)
|Clean, cool water is preferred.
|Omnivore. Feed flake food supplemented by lettuce, cucumber, zucchini, baby brine shrimp or bloodworm. May eat algae if hungry and has no other food available, but is not really an ''algae eater''. User data.
|The fish prefers a heavily planted tank, but will also thrive in a rock and driftwood environment.
|A hardy but peaceful little fish that does well with other peaceful fish. Enjoys the company of its own kind. Will do some light damage to plants.
|There is no breeding report.
|There is but a single registered keeper, view all "my cats" data.
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|2007 Apr 11 09:28 (species record created: 2002 Mar 07 00:00)