The Striped Raphael Catfish Platydoras armatulus has been a favorite of aquarium enthusiasts for a very long time. These are very pretty catfish with broad black and white stripes that run the length of their body. The pattern is especially striking when young, though as they mature the striping is not quite as strong.
Striped Raphael catfish Platydoras armatulus is a catfish of the family Doradidae. It may also be called Southern striped Raphaeltalking catfishchocolate doradidchocolate catfish or thorny catfish. This catfish has long been confused with Platydoras costatus of Suriname and French Guianawhere the pale stripe on the body does not extend onto the head.
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I have a striped Raphael catfish that has gotten quite fat! I've been trying to cut down on his shrimp pellets. But the problem that I am having is that I feed sinking pellets for my loaches.
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Striped Raphael catfish Platydoras armatulus is a popular tank fish of the family Doradidae. The fish have armor, they are enduring and can produce various sounds — all these features attract aquarists. This kind was called Platydoras costatus by mistake until the time when in a group of scientists classified and divided two similar fish kinds: Platydoras costatus and Platydoras armatulus.