Kner's Banjo Catfish (Bunocephalus knerii)

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Kner's Banjo Catfish

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Kner's Banjo Catfish

Bunocephalus knerii

95 Litres (25 US G.)

10-13 cm (3.9-5.1")




5.8 - 7.0

20 -25 °C (68-77°F)

8-15 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Other (See article)

8-12 years



Additional names

Kner's Banjo Catfish, Ecuador Banjo Catfish

Additional scientific names

Dysichthys knerii

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Should not be kept with smaller fish.

Diet[edit | edit source]

Anything that passes in front of him. Prefers worms (bloodworms, tubifex worms, earth worms). He will jump out of the gravel to catch a worm, then go back under the gravel and eat it!

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

A mostly bottom-dwelling catfish.

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