rope fish

  1. M

    Rope fish Tankmates!?

    I plan to get a 75 Gallon tank in the FAR future, but I am absolutely determined to get rope fish for the tank. However, despite being peaceful, these guys like their midnight snacks, so small tankmates are out of the question. Could I get some suggestions for tank mates? I'd like 1xBig Fish+X...
  2. C

    Rope fish having issues.

    Hello all! So before we get going.. All water parameters are normal. It’s a black water tank, not as planted as we’d like just yet but doing great so far. We added two rope fish a week ago and they haven’t taken to eating just yet. The big one (the one in question here) ate an earth room and...
  3. A

    reed fish turning into axolotl?? HELP PLEEEEASE

    Gouda morning everyone! so i bought 2 rope/reed fish (Erpetoichthys calabaricus) a couple of months ago. one is about 4 inch and the other is about 3. I have a 60 gallon with some tetras, gudgeon gobys, dwarf neons, sword tail, rainbow shark, and catfish. I keep up on water changes every week...
  4. E

    What fish should go with my Senegal Bichir?

    I am currently planning to stock a 90 gallon tank. It is currently completely empty, and filtration isn’t a problem, because I am willing to add more if needed. I am planning to put a Senegal bichir, but I don’t know what other fish should go in as well. I am interested in ropefish and Congo...
  5. Ellphea

    Considering adding a fish

    I currently have a well established 55gal stocked with the following: 1 ropefish/reedfish 3 bronze cories 3 sterbai cories 1 pearl gourami 1 gold gourami 1 upside down catfish I was wondering if I could safely add another fish species, preferably something colorful and active to liven up the...
  6. K

    Looking For Advice

    hi,   I'm just posting to get advice on my aquarium, what I can add/take away, give my fish a more happy life, ect..   -I have a 55gal long -over filtered- one whisper 90gal filter, one adjustable, up to 60gal aqueon filter on the highest setting. -two heaters that keep the water at 78F not...
  7. K

    Rope Fish Dietary Concern

    Hello,   I'm asking before I take action as that always seems to make the outcome more positive.   I recently acquired a rope fish from my LFS. I did my research and read that because they've never been bred in captivity that they should be fed live or frozen food. I purchased frozen blood...
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