Pareutropius buffei

Common Names: Debauwi catfish
Three Striped African Glass Catfish
Synonyms: Eutropiellus buffei
Eutropiellus vandeweyeri
Eutropius buffei
Family: Schilbeidae
Category: Catfish_Bottom_Feeders
Distribution: Africa
Main Ecosystem: River
Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Carnivore
Care: These fish are schooling and should be kept in a group. These fish will accept a variety of different food types including flakes, bloodworms, and brine shrimp.
6 - 8
24°C - 27°C
75°F - 81°F
5 dH - 9 dH
Potential Size: Male: 8.1cm (3.2")
Female: 8.1cm (3.2")
Water Region: Middle, Surface
Activity: Diurnal
Gender: Adult females may have a heavier body.
Breeding: These fish are egg-scatterers.
Comments: This species is often called the Debauwi Catfish as it is confused with a close relative Pareutropius debauwi, which differs in only have one stripe.
Main Colours: Black, White, Grey
Markings: Striped Horizontal
Mouth: Normal
Tail: Forked
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