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ROYAL WHIPTAIL (Sturisoma Panamense)

Regular price $24.99

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Quick Notes about Royal Farlowella

Name Royal Farlowella
Other Names Royal Whiptail Catfish, Royal Whiptail Farlowella, Twig Catfish, Whiptail Catfish, Stick Catfish or Helicopter Pleco
Scientific Name Sturisoma panamense
Tank size (minimum) 30 gallons (~120 liters)
Keeping Easy – Medium
Breeding Medium
Size up to 20 cm (~ 8 inches)
Optimal Temperature 22 – 26 °C (72 – 79 °F)
Optimal PH 6.5 – 7.5 
Optimal GH 4 – 10   
Dwellers Bottom
Nitrate Less than 40
Diet Omnivore
Temperament Peaceful
Life span up to 10 years
Color Form Brown or yellow coloration with tiny black markings