The giant otocinclus looks like the common otocinclus was hit by the Avengers™ Ant Man gamma ray machine. Giant otocinclus come from Peru and grow to 4 inches. These peaceful catfish are scanvengers and algae eaters like their smaller cousins, but the giant otocinclus will not tolerate pH over 7.5. These are rare fish prized by Amazon aquarium enthusiasts.
- Scientific name: Hypoptopoma gulare
- Origin: Peru
- Max size: 4 inches
- Lifespan: 6 years
- Food: Scavenger, flake, pellet, algae
- Shipping Size: Approx. 2 to 4 inches