catfish

  1. K

    Here's a picture of my pleco for absolutely no reason.

    I've had Larry over here for 5 years, boy is living his best life.
  2. Tacocat

    What water conditions do I need to have for Asian Stone Catfish?

    I have a 5 gallon tank with 10 life forms, but I recently learned that 2 types favour opposite water hardness and ph, so I'm wondering what kind of parameters Stone Catfish prefer so that I can return the appropriate one to my LFS.
  3. C

    Amano Shrimps?

    Hello all, I'm wondering how much extent will amano shrimps reduce algae growth and clean up remaining food on the substrate? Currently, I have eight danios, two amano shrimps, two bristlenose catfish, and one albino cory catfish in a 10-gallon tank. There are occasional leftover danios...
  4. K

    Update on my spotted raphael catfish.

    Ryuk has apparently been doing fine and dandy after I posted that other thing. If you check what I've posted before you might see I thought he wasn't okay. He quite literally knocked over two shells on his nightly workout recently and honestly good on him. Here's a picture
  5. M

    Should I replace my lost corycat?

    I lost one of my three peppered corycats today. Since my once tiny school is now a pair, should I replace the lost cory? If so, will a new peppered cory school well with the other two (who I’ve had for about a year)? I also have 3 oto cats, 5 harlequin rasboras, and a honey Gourami in the tank...
  6. K

    Spotted raphael catfish seems to be dying

    Hello. I've been seeing an issue with my spotted raphael catfish recently. I cleaned the tank recently and he has been getting comfy face first/face up or horizontally between the tank walls / a rock and moves not as much as he used to and it's a bit worrying. I got him roughly 8/9 years ago...
  7. Mizz_MayDK

    L181 pleco and Corydoras Venezuela Black

    I have bought 5 L181 pleco - naturally they are quarantined in a separate tank, but when they are ready to be moved out of quarantine I want to place them together with my Corydoras Venezuela Black. Is this a good combo? I don’t want to risk my corys lives or their fins being bitten of
  8. LuluH

    Help needed to identify a changing catfish

    Hello ! I bought this little fella or lady 6 months ago and it was 2 inches long , I have a 220litre tank so room to grow. It hid for many months,.. it was black and white/nude coloured brain lobe patterning that attracted me .. however... I love it but its changed to a dark and mid brown ( see...
  9. B

    OMG!! Please help me and my Banjo!

    so basically i moved him to my corydora breeder i think it all started by getting nipped by my semi aggressive yo yo loaches, giving the catfish its stress. There after a week went by i gave half doses of melafix. Then i started to notice huge white sore on him, they are so big i almost...
  10. P

    Corydora staying in the corner of the tank

    Hey guys a few months ago i got 3 corydoras and they were doing well and swimming around, but recently one out of the 3 has been staying in the back corner of the tank all alone and won’t move. he definitely is alive because i kinda nudged him out of the corner with a net because i was worried...
  11. C

    Bristlenose Pleco

    Hi there, Just got a bristlenose pleco about 4 days ago and noticed it growing (more?) bristles on one side of his face? Kindve white? Any ideas?? Healthy :)
  12. M

    Is Flourite Black okay for pigmy cories?

    Hey. I have a tank with a top layer of fluval stratum and a bottom layer of flourite black clay gravel. I put it all in there a while ago because I was trying out the flourite black and then it turned out I needed more substrate. but now I realize that I want to do a better scape and add lava...
  13. K

    synodontis catfish sudden death :'(

    Hi everyone. We have had a synodontis catfish for most of our fish keeping life. I came downstairs this morning to see he had passed away. I am utterly devastated, he was the friendliest fish we have had in our tank and he was absolutely gorgeous, even neon looking around his edges. He was my 3...
  14. primsloaches16

    Help!! Synodontis Nigrita or Ocellifer?

    Hey y'all! I was under the impression that my two fish, Shade and Midnight, were Upside Down Catfish (Synodontis Nigriventis) as they were SOLD AS SUCH, WITH MY NIGRIVENTIS. Looking further into it, they do not match the coloration or shape, so I went sleuthing. As far as I can see, I believe...
  15. N

    Poorly baby brittlenose

    I purchased 2 brittlenoses on Saturday from Pets at Home. One is very active the other (pictured) is very shy and hides away. Today I noticed golden barbs pecking at him while he was motionless on the gravel. I took him out of the tank and have now put him a newer tank with just minnows and...
  16. Pugsnstuf

    A species that needs to be taken in.

    Has anyone ever heard of Aspidoras? I think these would be a great substitute for those who want Corydoras, but want a different body shape. They are interesting catfish, and I really wish to hear from one who has Aspidoras!
  17. O

    Will bumblebee catfish be more active if in groups?

    In the future im thinking of having a maybe species only tank or such of bumblebee catfish. I heard from a few forums that bumblebee catfish will be more active in a group a 5 or so like kuhli loaches. Is this true if so has anyone had personal experience of this?
  18. O

    Can I put bumblebee catfish with halfbeaks?

    Hi in the future I want a tank with bumblebee catfish with some halfbeaks. Do you guys think it will be a safe setup? I know that bumblebee catfish will eat what ever will fit in their mouths and some halfbeaks might be susceptible to that. But halfbeaks are top swimmers while bumblebee catfish...
  19. A

    Featherfin Catfish food help?

    Hello! I have a 75 gallon with only a featherfin catfish, 5 mollies, and 5 zebra danios, so far. The featherfin has lived in a 20 gallon hex tank for a year, since he was a baby (yikes, I know!!), so he’s not a great scavenger in the big tank yet. I feed Hikari sinking wafers for my...
  20. B

    Mysterious worms infestation

    Hi I have an infestation of worms in my tanks which I can see squirming all over the tank walls, if anyone knows what they are and if they are harmful to the fish that would be good to know and also if anyone knows any methods to get rid of them? I've cleaned and re set up those tanks numerous...
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