Are Shovelnose Catfish difficult to keep?
Shovelnose catfish are very hardy, and are not difficult to keep alive and healthy. But they will grow rather large, rather quickly - so you need a big aquarium - and have predatory tendencies, so its recommended that beginners avoid Shovelnose catfish until they’ve had a bit more experience.
You will need a very large aquarium for long-term care, and must pay close attention to the needs and compatible tankmates of the shovelnose catfish. It is essential to do some thorough research before deciding to keep one.
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