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post #1 of 6 Old 01-22-2010, 12:01 PM Thread Starter
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My new Twig Catfish & Vid of my setup.

75g Community Tank. This is the latest change up, it got really plant heavy at one point so I thinned it up a bit. Would love feedback:


YouTube - My New Twig Catfish "Farlowella Acus"

YouTube - More Fish Tank Shots

YouTube - More of My Fish Tank in HD <---- had the macro on so the focus doesnt kick in untill a few seconds in. oops!
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post #2 of 6 Old 01-24-2010, 10:24 PM
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LOVE the farowella. It's on my "someday" list. I really like your tank, nice set up. :)

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post #3 of 6 Old 01-25-2010, 04:38 PM
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wow aint he a cutie :)
nice tank.
will he take much looking after ?

when you set up a new tank,hide an extra
sponge or two behind some decor,that way you have
something seeded for you next filter.
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post #4 of 6 Old 01-25-2010, 06:15 PM
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i just purchased a farlowella yesterday! had never seen one before and happened upon him randomly while i was purchasing a rock for my 46 gal. he's a really cool addition.

47 gal tall freshwater - 6 Balloon Mollies, 6 Silver Sailfin Mollies, 2 African Black Knife Fish, Albino Bristlenose Pleco, Black Pleco, Black Algae Eating Shrimp, and 5 Emerald Corys.
36 gal bowfront freshwater (temporary, i sprung a leak in my 55!)- 2 Oscars, 1 Electric Blue Lobster (Crayfish), and a Striped Raphael Catfish.
46 gal bowfront freshwater - 2 Opaline and 2 Gold Gouramis, 3 Pink Kissing Gouramis, 3 Golden Dojo Loaches (Weather Loaches), 3 Assorted Angelfish, and a Farlowella.
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post #5 of 6 Old 01-26-2010, 11:25 AM Thread Starter
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From what I have read, the Farowella may be a chore when it comes to keeping them fed because of there odd shape itmay become an issue to scavange off the bottom of a gravel bottom, but I'm going to give it a shot. Ive read people have had them for up to ten years in some cases.

I just took some more video last night. of one of my snails hitchin a ride on another snail.

YouTube - A Snail hitching a ride on another snail.
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post #6 of 6 Old 01-27-2010, 07:00 PM
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Great looking tanks! Nice fish!

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15 tall community FW at ofc
18 tall with baby kribs
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