Red Lizard Whiptail Cat
Size: 1" - 2"
Experience the captivating allure of the Red Lizard Whiptail Catfish, a must-have addition to your freshwater aquarium that will surely enhance its diversity and visual appeal. The blend of unique morphology and vivid coloration in these exotic species brings a touch of the tropical underwater world right into your home.
The Red Lizard Whiptail Catfish, scientifically known as Rineloricaria sp., is renowned for its strikingly beautiful red-brick hue that intensifies under suitable lighting conditions. These nocturnal creatures feature elongated bodies and intricate whiptail structures, and can grow up to an average of 5-6 inches in length.
Calm and peaceful by nature, these catfish are ideal for community tanks. They tend to hang out at the bottom layers of the tank, tirelessly cleaning up leftover food and algae – making them not only eye-catching but also very useful to maintain your tank's cleanliness. Their armored scales and impressive adaptability make them a resilient choice for a wide range of aquarium conditions.
Perfect for both novice and seasoned aquarists, the Red Lizard Whiptail Catfish thrives in mildly acidic to neutral pH levels and in temperatures between 73°F and 79°F. While their diet consists mostly of algae and biofilm, a balanced diet of high-quality pellets, flakes, and occasional live or frozen foods will keep them healthy and their colors vibrant.
Please note that like other catfish species, they appreciate hiding spots like caves or densely planted areas for them to rest during the day. Therefore, it is recommended to provide an environment with plenty of such spots in your aquarium.
Enliven your aquatic environment with this spectacular Red Lizard Whiptail Catfish - a fine blend of exotic appeal, functionality, and ease-of-care. Experience the joy of maintaining a healthy, balanced aquatic ecosystem with our fantastic selection of fish and aquarium supplies!
(Always consult a professional or do thorough research when considering the right fish for your aquarium's specific conditions.)
Stock is limited, so order your Red Lizard Whiptail Catfish today, and embark on an exciting journey of aquatic exploration and enjoyment!
Note: Due to variations in species, the actual fish you get may vary slightly from the image provided.