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bigk_54 10-01-2008 08:55 AM

What kinda Cat Fish is this?!
Got this cat fish and have no clue what it is can anyone help? This is the best pic I can get of him! He kinda has a tail like a bala shark and he has LONG wiskers

flight50 10-01-2008 11:53 AM

the image doesn't show up for me.

iamntbatman 10-01-2008 12:20 PM

Ditto. Based on the description I would guess that it's a pictus catfish, but I can't be sure without a picture.

bigk_54 10-01-2008 12:42 PM

Hope this works, the other one was there. I do believe it is a Pictus after looking at the pics but take a look.....

bigk_54 10-01-2008 12:45 PM

oh yeah, and is it normal his eyes look like that?!

aunt kymmie 10-01-2008 04:59 PM

I have a pictus and while his barbels are very long like this picture, he has much more silver to his coloring than this photo. Those eyes do not look normal.

jeaninel 10-01-2008 07:42 PM

Is it possible to get a side view pic? It's kind of hard to see him from that angle.

And yes, his eyes do not look normal.

bigk_54 10-02-2008 08:52 AM

I would but he is too damn fast of a swimmer when he finally does come out. His eyes have been like ever since I got him. He seems like a happy feller always swimming around and eating. Ill see what I can do about a side shot

bigk_54 10-02-2008 09:31 AM

These are as good as I can get right now. He is more silver than he looks cause he by a purple fake plant, his color on camera really don't come out well! I can't seem to get a whole view of him

His tail region

This is almost his whole body minus his head

1077 10-02-2008 09:37 AM

Looks like a PICTUS catfish to me. should provide you with more info on your fish. I do know that they need lot's of swimming space. :)

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