The Mota Catfish is wild caught in Venezuela around the Orinoco River basin and sports a light silver body with a black leopard pattern and long whiskers. Considered "monster fish" these exotic catfish only grow to 16 inches and are actually good tank mates in a large aggressive aquarium. Mota catfish will eat small livebearers, frozen food and pellet food.
- Scientific name: Calophysus macropterus
- Origin: Brazil
- Lifespan: 30 years
- Max size: 16 inches
- Food: Frozen, live feeders, pellets, everything
- Shipping Size: Approx. 14 inches