Species/genus: Otocinclus affinis

Origin: Southeastern Brazil

Temp: 68 – 73°F (20 – 23°C)

pH: 6 – 8 dH: Not Critical

Temperament: Very easygoing

Adult Size: 1 1/2 in (4 cm)

Minimum Tank Size: 2 gallon

Feeding: Eats primarily algae, will consume flakes and other normal fish foods in a pinch

Breeding: Similar to Corydoras

Comments: A nice fish to have if you have any problems with algae.

It is harmless to other fish.

Note it’s preference for low temperatures.