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Hog-Nosed Brochis Brochis multiradiatus

Category: Catfish - Callichthidae

Size: 8-9cm

Price: £37.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 5 in stock



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Beautiful wild caught Brochis from Peru.


Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 6.8 and Soft
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 8-9cm

Brochis multiradiatus (Hog-Nosed Brochis)

A relatively common fish that resembles Corydoras, but differ primarily in size and the fact that they have 17 rays on the dorsal fin compared to Corydoras which have 6 to 8 rays. They do get quite large and will reach a size of around 8cm.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

A peaceful fish that does best in a school, but because of their ultimate size do ensure that you provide them with plenty of tank space if a group is purchased.

There is little information concerning the breeding of these fish apart from the fact that they breed in a similar way to Corydoras and the fry are very sensitive to water quality.

Most of their time is spent foraging for food. A perfect inahbitant for a community tank.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Ecuador, South America
Temperature 21-27C
Size Around 8cm
Water Parameters Around neutral