Flagtail catfish

The fish will grow in length up to 8.

The Flagtail catfish lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 5 - 19 environment.

Do you have Flagtail catfish in your aquarium? Send me please a short paragraph about your experiences with Flagtail catfish. Some photo would be handy too. I will place both here. Learn about aquarium plants. More

The flagtail catfish or stripedtail catfish, Dianema urostriatum, is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Callichthyinae sub-family of the Callichthyidae family. It originates in inland waters in South America, and is found in the Amazon River basin in Brazil. More

Flagtail catfish ( common name ) let's test your knowledge! Dianema urostriatum ( fish name )slovensky , français Share pictures of your fish! Upload them now! * Maximum size in aquariums (min-max): 11 - 13 cm ( More

So I keep seeing this one flagtail catfish we have at work and I am thinking about getting it, but I don't really know a whole lot about them. More

Do you mean Dianema urostriatum, Flagtail catfish? this is one of the most active catfish i have, and as long as you have a well matured/maintained set up with south american water parameters I would recommend a couple or group. More

Common names

Flagtail catfish in English
Halestribet pansermalle in Danish (dansk)
Lippumonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Lippuritarimonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Schwanzstreifen-Panzerwels in German (Deutsch)
Schwanzstreifen-Torpedowels in German (Deutsch)
Striped-tailed Catfish in English
Stripedtail catfish in English
带尾双线美鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
帶尾雙線美鯰 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Callichthyidae
Genus : Dianema
Species : Dianema urostriatum
Authority : Miranda Ribeiro, 1912