Panda cory (Corydoras panda) is one of the most glamorous catfish among Corydoras species. This is a peaceful, not demanding, schooling fish. It eats all types of food and behaves very actively in a tank.
A lot of new catfish species of Corydoras genus has appeared recently. Pygmy corydoras (Corydoras pygmaeus) is one of them. It is an amazing, small fish, that got its name due to its tiny size. This corydoras species are not as brightly colored as other fishes, but its size is its sufficient advantage. It allows keeping Pygmy corydoras even in nano tanks.
Otocinclus catfish or dwarf sucking catfish (Macrotocinclus affinis, ex. Otocinclus affinis) are commonly called “Oto Catfish” or “otos” is a small and not bright fish – however, it’s one of the most efficient algae eaters in a tank.
That catfish together with Caridina japonica shrimp are able to keep you tank and all plants in it clean and tidy.
Bristlenose catfish (Ancistrus dolichopterus) is one of the most spread species in the family Loricariidae, it’s a very popular tank fish. Both beginners and experienced aquarists know about it and keep it.
Ancistrus has caught such close interest due to its features: the fish is called a “tank cleaner”, it’s easy in care, its behavior is quite extraordinary, its cupule-mouth structure makes it remarkably different from a number of other fishes.