How hard are they to keep?
We would class these as moderate in difficulty to keep. Best introduced when the tank is mature
What is it maximum size?
Where are they from?
The midgit suckermouth catfish originates from south east Brazil
How many can I keep?
Best kept in groups of 3 or more
What are the ideal water conditions?
Good movement of water and slightly acidic water is ideal. Plenty of hiding places
What do you feed them?
An active algae eater, can be fed on algae based foods such as wafers or pellets
How combatible is it with other fish?
A peaceful community fish
How do I breed them?
The ottocinclus breeds in groups on rocks and plants. Slightly acidic water is required for breeding