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wumpus 10-25-2009 09:28 PM

Identify if you can...
 
I know that this is very little to go by but I live far away from the nearest lfs and it would really help to know what fish this is. It was a type of catfish, about 3-4" long with very long whiskers that curved back into its body and it was being housed (or supposed to be but I didn't see any) columbian sharks. It was definately not a columnbian shark though. thanks for trying

Twistersmom 10-25-2009 09:38 PM

Did it look like the catfish on my avatar?
Its a four-lined Pimodalla. They have very long whiskers.

mollies 10-26-2009 12:29 AM

or a pictus

AquariaNow 10-26-2009 06:52 PM

Definitely sounds like a Pimelodid species to me as well. Pictus Catfish would be the most common, but if you do a google images search for "Pimelodus" you'll come up with lots of different possibilities.

Mike


wumpus 10-27-2009 08:10 PM

It was a Pictus, thankis for the help.


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