Royal Whiptail Catfish (Sturisoma panamense)
Royal Whiptail Catfish (Sturisoma panamense) are one of the most beautiful and stylish fish for any aquarium. As they grow older the colour starts developing and exquisite pattern. Very peaceful fish that adds a good dash of style fish tank. You can feed them Hikari Algae Wafers or Dennerle Plecomenu.
*Please note: For the safety of the livestock, we only ship livestock Monday – Wednesday. Please plan accordingly. We mainly sell juvenile livestock, but adults will be sent if available. We also do not sex livestock for any client, we will send a mix if available (this is to make it fair for everybody). This is company policy. PLEASE DO NOT ORDER IF YOU ARE NOT HAPPY RECEIVING ONLY MALES OR ONLY FEMALES OR JUVENILE FISH.
|Scientific Name||Sturisoma panamense|
|Tank Level||Mid to Top dweller|
|Lifespan||3 – 5 Years|
|Minimum Tank Size||90L|
|Adult Size||2.0 – 3.0cm|
|Difficulty||Easy – Intermediate|
|pH||6.5 – 7.5|
|Temperature||22 – 30C|
McMerwe comments: Perfect for any planted tank. It does not eat plants and will do well with small fish. It a beautiful fish with a twig-like appearance. It will always draw attention and eat algae as a juvenile.