catfish

  1. X

    Are my catfish fighting or playing??

    Hey guys, im pretty new to the hobby and I have a question about two of my catfish, one is a spotted Raphael catfish and one is a stripped. They live in a 10 gallon with 6 other guppies, i had them for about a month and plan on upgrading tanks in less than 2 weeks. I noticed when i turn off the...
  2. Tttay89

    How to feed upside down catfish that hides

    I bought an upside down catfish over a week ago for my 110 litre, he was very active in store and very active when I introduced him to the tank and is the largest fish in the tank at around 3.5-4 inches , next day it was gone. I do keep seeing his tail poking out of a cave or from behind drift...
  3. T

    Corydora with whit spot on fin

    Hello, so I have had 3 corydoras in my tank for around 5 months now and they have been completely fine so far however 2 days ago I noticed a small white lump on his back fin and decided to monitor it. It has not gone away so am wondering if anyone knows what it is and how I can treat it. I have...
  4. C

    Baby betta with other fish?

    Okay so I have a little female baby betta right now, she’s really cool you know she’s in a 1.5 gallon with some fake plants, a heater, no filter since it was all a bit too strong for her. But we do frequent water changes. Anyway I usually have a bunch of corys in my adult male betta tank. I have...
  5. P

    Venomous fish sold to me as Kuhli loach? ID help

    Hi! I got an account to ask for help identifying one of the fish I have which I strongly suspect is not a Kuhli loach and to me most closely resembles a wild caught, venomous Madtom Catfish. I got her about a year ago, before I knew much about Kuhli loaches. She was the only bottom feeder in...
  6. L

    Sick Synodontis?

    I’ve had a synodontis eupterus for almost 4 years now. About a month ago, I transferred him from my 55 gallon to a newly cycled 75 gallon. I gathered my own driftwood from the banks of the Mississippi and treated them thoroughly before putting them in the tank. I have added 5 Congo tetras, 3...
  7. G

    Questions about Freshwater Predators and oddball fish

    Q 1. is there any nano piscivore or carnivore fish species which is readily available all over the world ? Q 2. 4 ft long tank pure predator fish recommendation but fish should be readily available all over the world. and some odd balls that can live with them. Q 3. i love pink tail chalceus and...
  8. amy1994

    Looking for plecos and/or whiptail catfish - Gloucestershire

    Looking for good size as i have a bgk and don't want them to be eaten, need to be atleast 4 inches. No sailfins, as i'd like to have discus again one day :( I have a 6ft tank, home to 3 angels and a bgk
  9. S

    Corydoras Only Tank- Feeding

    Hi all! I've set up a Corydoras species only tank a little over a month ago. I currently have 12 Corydoras (6 Peppered, 6 Green) in a 20 Gal Long with sand and driftwood. My question is about their feeding schedule. I have Hikari Sinking Wafers, Freeze dried Tubifex and bloodworms, and API...
  10. Aeroase

    Help with Cory Catfish?

    Hi, I currently have a 10 gallon tank with some green and peppered cory catfish in it. One of the peppered cory cats looks very skinny to me compared to the others. It’s a little less active, but still more or less acting normal. I’m worried it’s in the early stages of some kind of disease, am...
  11. C

    EMERGENCY PLEASE HELP CATFISH GOT INTO FIGHT AND CAN BARELY MOVE

    Please help my evil shrimp beat up my catfish up really bad and he looks like he has cuts on his stomach and one on his head he can't move every time he does he float back down and he doesn't have enough strength to get back up when he falls on his side PLEASE HELP. it too late he gone.....
  12. B

    Synodontis Ocellifer Catfish - pop eye and ?

    Hi guys, Have uploaded photos - took them off a video which I couldn't upload so colour looks green even though the water is clear (plus wall behind is yellow!). Synodontis comes up to the surface for air maybe once every 10-15 - not so often that it took a huge amount of time to get him on...
  13. fishperson100

    Tank choices?

    Hi everybody! So, currently, I have a goldfish in one tank with 2 catfish (Corydoras aeneus). I know they don't belong together, I didn't know better at the time when I got one of them. I will be moving the goldfish to a pond (seeing as how he is like 6 in long). I was planning on getting...
  14. A

    HELP!! Catfish fighting?

    I have two sucking catfish in my 20 litre tank. One of the sucking catfish always seems to annoy the other by sucking on it or chasing it around. It makes my catfish ( the one getting bullied ) very stressed and I need a quick solution before it gets too stressed and dies. The grey one if the...
  15. K

    Please help!! Corydora catfish skin peeling!

    hello! I am so scared and in desperate need of help. My 3 corydoras skin is peeling and they are not eating. One of my albino dojo loaches was floating at the top but he would swim away when I went to net him. I thought they were all dead due to cloudy eyes and lifelessness but when I went to...
  16. J

    Bristlenose catfish tail rot

    Hi, Can anyone suggest treatment for my bristlenose catfish. Tail is rotting. Bristles on face are fine. Other catfish in tank has no issues. Tank is 150L. No other fish in tank (tetras) have any fin issues. Tail has been slowly deteriorating for weeks. I've tried methylene blue dip/bath for 10...
  17. P

    Emergency!

    I'm hoping to get a quick response here but due to Hurricane Irma I'm evacuating and I'm taking some of my fish with me. I have a 16 gallon tropical aquarium that's in a safe place and I'll have someone able to check on them before and after the storm. In another tank I have a betta and albino...
  18. K

    Sick Pictus Catfish

    I recently transferred to a new college and I decided I wanted to have a pet here in my dorm since I was not able to bring my dogs with me. I then decided I wanted to get a fish. I have owned other fish in the past, but this was my first time trying out pictus catfish. I bought everything in...
  19. Doomchibi

    Rainbowfish with Spotted Pictus? Please!

    I have asked this question many times over the past maybe 5 years of my serious interest in fishkeeping. I have not once gotten more than a half-hearted "I guess." as a response. PLEASE! If anyone has any possible answer, experience, or knows of anyone who might I would very, very much...
  20. AnnAlfie

    How to stop other fish eating catfish food

    After years of keeping fish I have successfully come up with a solution to stop tank mates of catfish eating all the catfish food before the catfish get a chance to eat it themselves. I have a community tank with some aggressive eaters such as Angel fish and barbs. I had to come up with a...
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