Are Shovelnose Catfish difficult to keep?

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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