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Pictus Catfish

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SAVE $20 off $100

Save $20 off $100 purchase. Savings will automatically reflect in the shopping cart with the purchase of qualifying merchandise. Maximum value $20. Offer not valid on gift cards, gift certificates, previous purchases, charitable donations and may exclude all or select items from the following brands: Blue Buffalo®, CatMouse, Eukanuba®, Fluval®, Greenies®, Grreat Choice®, High Tech Pet®, Hill’s® Ideal Balance™, Hill’s® Science Diet®, Hill’s® Prescription Diet®, KONG®, Kurgo®, Majestic Pet Products, MidWest Homes for Pets, Natural Balance®, Nutro™ Max®, Nutro™ Ultra™, Pedigree®, Pet Gear, PetSafe®, Purina® Pro Plan®, Royal Canin®, Sunbeam®, Wellness®, XPOWER, iFamCare™. Offer may not be combined with other promotional offers or discounts. Terms and conditions of this offer are subject to change at the sole discretion of PetSmart. Offer valid through January 23, 2017 @ 6:30 am EST.

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  • Diet: Flake, Frozen, Freeze-dried
  • Maximum size: 10"
  • Water temperature: 72-82° F
  • Swimming level: Bottom
  • Experience level: Intermediate
  • Tank Setup: 29+ gallons
Note: Pet availability is seasonal. State and local regulations may vary. Pricing may vary by store location. PetSmart stores cannot match the price above for this pet. Ask a store associate for details. Catfish typically prefer to be in groups of three or more. However, larger species can be kept individually. Some species of catfish are useful in keeping the aquarium clean and free from algae. As omnivores, catfish eat both plant and animal matter, including prepared foods, small live foods and certain vegetables. If you must handle your catfish be aware that they have stiff, sharp spines on their fins that can inflict painful wounds.

Learn about the Pictus Catfish

Common Name
Pictus Catfish

Other Common Names
Polka Dot Pictus, Polka Dot Catfish

Scientific Name
Pimelodus pictus

Family
Pimelodidae

Community
Semi-Aggressive

Feeding Habits
Live blood worms, glass worms, brine shrimp, tubifex worms, fish, crustaceans and invertebrates. Frozen plankton, beef heart, brine shrimp, glass worms and blood worms. Freeze dried and tablet foods also accepted.

Compatibility
Peaceful and schooling with fish of the same size, but will eat any fish it can fit into their mouth.

Habitat
Columbia: Moderately decorated with rocks, live plants and driftwood.

Breeding
The adult female is larger than the adult male.

Additional Comments
The Pictus Catfish has very sharp pectoral and dorsal spine that can cause painful injures if not handled properly. Great care should be taken when netting these fish as they tend to get caught up in the net's mesh.

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