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Paraotocinclus Haroldi

$4199 CAD
SKU: 400000027296

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Paraotocinclus Haroldi

Description

Paraotocinclus haroldi is a freshwater fish species belonging to the Loricariidae family. It is a type of small suckermouth catfish, commonly known as a species of Otocinclus.

  1. Temperature: They thrive in water temperatures ranging from 72 to 78 degrees Fahrenheit (22 to 26 degrees Celsius).

  2. Minimum Size Tank: It is recommended to house Paraotocinclus haroldi in a tank of at least 10 gallons to provide sufficient space and suitable conditions for their well-being.

Feeding Habits: Paraotocinclus haroldi is an algae eater and primarily feeds on biofilm, algae, and other plant matter found in the aquarium. They can also be supplemented with sinking algae wafers or blanched vegetables such as zucchini and cucumber.

Habitat Preference: These fish prefer well-oxygenated tanks with plenty of plants, rocks, and driftwood. They require ample hiding spots and vegetation to mimic their natural habitat and provide security.

Water pH Level: Paraotocinclus haroldi thrives in slightly acidic to neutral water conditions, with a pH level ranging between 6.5 and 7.5.

Behavior: They are generally peaceful and docile fish that can coexist with other non-aggressive species. They are known to be active during the day, and they spend a significant amount of time grazing on surfaces for algae and biofilm.

Paraotocinclus haroldi exhibits shoaling behavior, preferring to be in the company of its own species. They feel more secure and comfortable when kept in groups of at least 3 to 6 individuals.

They are primarily bottom dwellers, spending most of their time grazing on surfaces and substrates for food.

Color and Other Details: Paraotocinclus haroldi typically has a dark body coloration with a distinctive pattern of lighter spots. They are known for their peaceful nature and their ability to help control algae growth in the aquarium. When kept in suitable conditions, they can be a beneficial addition to a community tank, contributing to the overall health and cleanliness of the aquatic environment.

Specifications

  • Category
    Plecos
  • Species Type
    Dwarf Catfish
  • Water Temperature
    72°F to 78°F
  • Minimum Tank Size
    10 Gallons
  • Water pH Level
    Acidic, Neutral
  • Habitat Preference
    Planted Tanks, Rocky Tanks, Driftwood
  • Behaviour
    Community Fish, Bottom-Dwelling, Shoaling, Algae Eaters

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Paraotocinclus Haroldi

$4199 CAD

Paraotocinclus haroldi is a freshwater fish species belonging to the Loricariidae family. It is a type of small suckermouth catfish, commonly known as a species of Otocinclus.

  1. Temperature: They thrive in water temperatures ranging from 72 to 78 degrees Fahrenheit (22 to 26 degrees Celsius).

  2. Minimum Size Tank: It is recommended to house Paraotocinclus haroldi in a tank of at least 10 gallons to provide sufficient space and suitable conditions for their well-being.

Feeding Habits: Paraotocinclus haroldi is an algae eater and primarily feeds on biofilm, algae, and other plant matter found in the aquarium. They can also be supplemented with sinking algae wafers or blanched vegetables such as zucchini and cucumber.

Habitat Preference: These fish prefer well-oxygenated tanks with plenty of plants, rocks, and driftwood. They require ample hiding spots and vegetation to mimic their natural habitat and provide security.

Water pH Level: Paraotocinclus haroldi thrives in slightly acidic to neutral water conditions, with a pH level ranging between 6.5 and 7.5.

Behavior: They are generally peaceful and docile fish that can coexist with other non-aggressive species. They are known to be active during the day, and they spend a significant amount of time grazing on surfaces for algae and biofilm.

Paraotocinclus haroldi exhibits shoaling behavior, preferring to be in the company of its own species. They feel more secure and comfortable when kept in groups of at least 3 to 6 individuals.

They are primarily bottom dwellers, spending most of their time grazing on surfaces and substrates for food.

Color and Other Details: Paraotocinclus haroldi typically has a dark body coloration with a distinctive pattern of lighter spots. They are known for their peaceful nature and their ability to help control algae growth in the aquarium. When kept in suitable conditions, they can be a beneficial addition to a community tank, contributing to the overall health and cleanliness of the aquatic environment.

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