Bronze catfish

The Bronze catfish lives in the demersal, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

Bronze catfish are a kind of small tropical fish. Like other catfish, they are identified by their cat-like whiskers. These whiskers, or barbels, are used to find food. The bronze catfish also has an additional defensive barb. More

Bronze Catfish Information * The bronze cat fish can be easily bred. If the tank is well set and the fish is given proper nutritious food, the fish will be able to breed. More

stores, but the Bronze Catfish is an excellent representative of that whole group. This small fish, growing to a length of 2.5 inches, is peaceful and active both at night and during the day. More

The bronze catfish is an old standby by in the aquarium trade. Widely available and reasonably priced he makes a fine addition to your clean up crew. More

The Bronze Catfish (Corydoras aeneus) which is a member of the Callichthyidae Family is a bottom dwelling scavenger fish that is approximately 2-1/2 to 3 inches long (adult size). The Bronze Catfish has the typical Corydoras shape. More

Breeding the Bronze Catfish is not difficult in a species tank. Remarks: One of the easiest of all Catfish in care. An albino variation is widely available. Difficulty of care: 2. A hardy, community scavenger. More

Description: The Bronze Catfish also is sold in its albino variety. Personally, I could not speak higher of the Corydoras species as an aquarium fish. More

Very similar to the Peppered Catfish, the Bronze Catfish also has a talent for tirelessly rooting about the bottom of the aquarium in search of food. It normally lives in groups and ignores the other occupants in the aquarium. The Bronze Catfish is omnivorous and particularly likes worm-like prey. More

* The bronze catfish is always a favourite, because of its peaceful nature. The bronze catfish spends most of the day rooting in the sand clearing up uneaten food and debris. More

Classically styled bronze catfish face fountain emitter. More

Common names

Bronze catfish in English
Bronze-havmalle in Danish (dansk)
Catfish in English
Mudhu anguluva in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
roundsnout sea catfish in English
Sea catfish in English
Thora anguluva in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Two-line sea catfish in English
Twoline sea catfish in English
Ven-keluru in Tamil (தமிழ்)
双线海鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
鋸緣海鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
锯缘海鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
雙線海鯰 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Siluriformes
Family : Ariidae
Genus : Netuma
Species : Netuma bilineata
Authority : Valenciennes, 1840