The Flagtail Dianema Catfish is a very peaceful fish that is suitable for most community setup, they can even be kept with other Amazonian species like Tetras and even smaller fishes. They are best kept in a group of 3 to 6 this will lead to them to be more active and outgoing. Great addition to any tank and has a great personality.
Common Name Flagtail Dianema Catfish
Scientific Name Dianema Urostriata
Size 13 cm
Origin South America, Amazon Basin
Tank Setup Community Setup
Temperature 25 – 28 degrees
Feeding Omnivorous, and not very fussy eater, they will take pellets, small live and frozen foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp and chopped eartworms.
Gender The leading few rays of the pectoral fins are thickened slightly in males. Also the mature females are likely to be rounder in the body than males.