Red Fin Otocinclus (Parotocinclus maculicauda)
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Red Fin Otocinclus (Parotocinclus maculicauda)


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Common Name: Red Fin Otocinclus
Proper Name: Parotocinclus maculicauda
Category: Catfish
Temperature: 21 - 28 C
Temperament Peaceful
Maximum Size: 5 cm
 
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wow, never heard of these. anyone willing to comment on experiences?
 
Algae Grower
 
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I believe this is what is called a Pitbull Pleco.
 
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Per the above comment, I thought the Pitbull Pleco was the Parotocinclus Jumbo?
 
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i heard of these i see one in my fish shop very pretty does the same thing as plain otto
 
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Parotocinclus maculicauda is definitely an interesting fish; however, I do not believe these are true members of the Otocinclus family (note the lack of an adipose fin, fin between dorsal and tail fin, in the Otocinclus genera which differentiates it from Parotocinclus). Reference: http://www.scotcat.com/factsheets/p_maculicauda.htm

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