This fish is highly unique with its very thin, twig-like appearance and the “streamer” extensions on its tail.
Community - very peaceful and hardy addition to almost any aquarium.
Species – Farlowella Whiptail Catfish - Sturisoma Panamense
Current Size – 3cm - 4cm
Adult Length – 20cm
Temperature Range – 22 - 28°C
pH Range – 6.5 – 7.5
Special Requirements – They will need at least a 30 Gallon tank with plenty of open space.
Tanks Mates and Compatibility – Generally solitary, but will socialize somewhat, especially during breeding.
Please enquire for exact compatibility if unsure.
Feeding – Omnivore, but meatier foods should only be fed sparingly (once a week or less)
Please note – Some images used are library photos and will show the colour potential at a fully mature size, as our fish are juveniles they may vary.
We always aim to supply the fish as close to the purchase size as possible. On rare occasions if this is not possible we will contact you.
The fish are selected at random however you are welcome to make a note on the order and the fish manager will do his best for you, requests are dependent on stock at the time of your order.