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post #1 of 9 Old 03-02-2011, 10:49 PM Thread Starter
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Ok so i just got my new catfish... how do i feed him? i believe im supposed to feed him after i turn the lights out right? cuz if i dont all my other fish will eat all the food. do i feed him the bloodworms with a turkey baster?
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post #2 of 9 Old 03-02-2011, 11:09 PM
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If you can get the food close to him that way great. I just drop algae disks in at night time. I even put the camera on night vision and saw him come out and steal the disk from the Cory's and disappear back into this hidy hole.

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post #3 of 9 Old 03-02-2011, 11:09 PM
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First of all what kind of catfish is it?

40 gallon with 13 hermit crabs- 11 PPs, 1 E, 1 Straw
25 Gallon
~2 Dwarf Puffer- Sidney and Cairo, 4 Amano Shrimp, 4 Blue Pearl Shrimp, 4 Yellow Cherry Shrimp, 2 Mandarin Cherry Shrimp, Too many RCS, 4 Crystal Red Shrimp, 4- Otos

5 gallon
~White/Teal/Red Betta- Phantom, Snails

25 Gallon
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Ok so i just got my new catfish... how do i feed him? i believe im supposed to feed him after i turn the lights out right? cuz if i dont all my other fish will eat all the food. do i feed him the bloodworms with a turkey baster?
What kind of catfish did you get??
I use a turkey baster to feed my catfish, it works very well. He hangs out in a driftwood cave area and I shoot some food in there with the turkey baster and BAM!, it's gone.
Anything I drop into the tank at night I know he gets but half the fun of having him is watching him eat, hence the turkey baster. Their mouths are HUGE.

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post #5 of 9 Old 03-03-2011, 12:22 AM Thread Starter
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lol i ended up getting a Synodontis Ocellifer for free from petsmart!!! it just popped up in their stock and awas not accounted for in their inventory
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post #6 of 9 Old 03-03-2011, 08:07 AM
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I looked it up and it appears there is NO picture of one in our profiles. Maybe you could take a pic and upload it into the profile for future reference. Post one here for us to see!!

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post #7 of 9 Old 03-03-2011, 03:29 PM
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http://www.getahugetank.com/images/S...er_Catfish.jpg is this it?

40 gallon with 13 hermit crabs- 11 PPs, 1 E, 1 Straw
25 Gallon
~2 Dwarf Puffer- Sidney and Cairo, 4 Amano Shrimp, 4 Blue Pearl Shrimp, 4 Yellow Cherry Shrimp, 2 Mandarin Cherry Shrimp, Too many RCS, 4 Crystal Red Shrimp, 4- Otos

5 gallon
~White/Teal/Red Betta- Phantom, Snails

25 Gallon
~Leopard Gecko- Desert Rose
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post #8 of 9 Old 03-03-2011, 08:33 PM Thread Starter
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ya that looks like it here are more.
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post #9 of 9 Old 03-03-2011, 08:41 PM
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YA I would try the blood worms in a turkey baster, if he gets scared though you can always try earth worms

40 gallon with 13 hermit crabs- 11 PPs, 1 E, 1 Straw
25 Gallon
~2 Dwarf Puffer- Sidney and Cairo, 4 Amano Shrimp, 4 Blue Pearl Shrimp, 4 Yellow Cherry Shrimp, 2 Mandarin Cherry Shrimp, Too many RCS, 4 Crystal Red Shrimp, 4- Otos

5 gallon
~White/Teal/Red Betta- Phantom, Snails

25 Gallon
~Leopard Gecko- Desert Rose
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