African Butter Catfish - Schilbe mystus
Species name: Schilbe mystus
Synonym: Se for Synonyms
Common Names: African butter catfish
Max. size: 35 cm/ 14 inches
Origin: Africa. including the Nile and the Zambesi system
Temperament: non aggressive.
Company: Suitable for a community aquarium with lager fishes since larger specimens might mistreat smaller fishes.
Water parameters: pH, temperature 24-27°C / 75-80° F
Aquarium setup: Always keep more then one of these fishes together in an aquarium. They lneed a lot of free areas to swim on and a well circulated large aquarium. A well planted aquarium is recommended as well as using floating plants to dim the light. Dark gravel or mud is preferred.
Feeding: Accepts all kinds of food.
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