Care profiles for catfish and loaches.
Find out how to care for catfish in a home aquarium.
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Catfish are bottom-dwelling species known for their prominent barbels, or "whiskers," which give them a cat-like appearance. Catfish are generally hardy and forgiving, so they are popular in home aquariums. Here are some of the most popular catfish species kept in captivity. This list includes catfish-like bottom-dwelling species, including loaches.

Clown Loach
Dojo Loach
Hillstream Loach
YoYo Loach
Bandit Corydoras
Bumblebee Catfish
Chinese Algae Eater
 
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