Popular Freshwater Fish!

Uncle Bill's Pet Centers carries a wide variety of freshwater and saltwater fish, and selection may vary by store location.  Here are some of the most popular freshwater fish Uncle Bill's offers - but it is not a complete listing of all the fish we have available at any given time.  This list as well as our in-store availability fluctuates and is updated regularly.  Please note this information on each fish's page is for your reference only, and any advice acquired from these listings is to be used at your own discretion.

Four Lined Pictus Catfish

Facts and Information

four line pictus catfish

The genus name "Pimelodella" comes from the latinized form of the Greek word "pimele" (fat) and "odella" (little teeth).  Common in the aquarium hobby, the four line Pictus cat originates in the catumbo river basin in Venezuela, South America.  Like all members of the Pimelodid (long whiskered) catfish, the maxillary barbells are well developed and extend past the tail fin in mature specimens.  This species feeds in the typical Pimelodid manner on small fish, shrimps, insect larvae and mulm.

PH Levels - 6 to 8

Hardness Levels - 80 to 320 ppm

Temperature - 72 to 78°F

Level of Difficulty - Level 2

Size - Large

Aggression Level - Level 2

Possible Tankmates - Bala Shark, Neon Swordtail


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