Banded Rubbernose Catfish


Embrace the allure and charm of the Chaetostoma thomsoni L187B (Banded Rubbernose Catfish) in your own aquarium. Create a mesmerizing underwater world and witness the playful and enchanting behavior of these captivating creatures. Don’t delay – order your Banded Rubbernose Catfish today and embark on an extraordinary journey into the world of aquatic wonders.


Introducing the Chaetostoma thomsoni L187B, more commonly known as the Banded Rubbernose Catfish. This unique and fascinating species is a true wonder of the aquatic world, captivating enthusiasts with its striking appearance and peaceful demeanor.

The Banded Rubbernose Catfish is a true gem for any aquarium, boasting distinct banding patterns along its body that add a touch of elegance to any aquatic setup. With its slender body and charming personality, this catfish is an ideal choice for aquarists of all levels, from beginners to seasoned veterans.

To ensure the optimal health and well-being of your Banded Rubbernose Catfish, it is important to maintain suitable keeping conditions in your aquarium. These remarkable creatures thrive in water temperatures ranging from 18°C to 22°C, providing them with a comfortable and conducive environment to thrive. Additionally, it is crucial to maintain a pH level between 5.0 and 6.0, accompanied by a general hardness ranging from 2 to 8 dGH.

Our Banded Rubbernose Catfish typically reach a size of approximately 3 to 4 cm, making them a perfect fit for smaller aquarium setups or as an addition to larger aquatic communities. Please note that the image displayed above is for illustrative purposes only, as young fish may not have reached their full size or displayed their vibrant colours.

If you have any questions or require further information regarding this captivating species, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our knowledgeable team is here to provide expert guidance and address any concerns you may have before placing your order. We are committed to ensuring your satisfaction and offering a personalized experience that meets your unique needs.

Additional information

Weight0.3 kg

3 – 4 cm