Fowler's Bumblebee Catfish (Cephalosilurus fowleri)

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Fowler's Bumblebee Catfish

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Fowler's Bumblebee Catfish

Cephalosilurus fowleri

Moderate

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.0 - 7.0

[[Minimum temperature::23 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::27 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-10 °d

1:1 M:F

8-15 years

Family

Pseudopimelodidae



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Additional names

Fowler's Bumblebee Catfish, Bumblebee Catfish

Additional scientific names

Pseudopimelodus fowleri


Origin

Sexing

Males are slimmer than females.

Tank compatibility

This fish is predatory so should only be kept with fish larger than itself, anything smaller will be eaten. Has been known to eat fish of similar size that are slim-bodied such as other slender catfish. Keep with large robust top-dwelling and fast-moving fish.

Diet

Should accept most meaty foods including sinking pellets and wafers and live/frozen food such as bloodworm.

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