|Byron ||09-27-2011 06:43 PM |
Red Lizard Whiptail Catfish
For all you Whiptail fans, and fans of the rare and very unusual in catfish--you might want to check out a rather unique and very beautiful red whiptail. I recently acquired a trio of these, so I have now added the species to our profiles [ click Rineloricaria sp. L010a]. As noted therein, whether or not this is a natural "wild" species is uncertain. The photo below will whet your appetite:-D.
|aunt kymmie ||09-27-2011 07:12 PM |
I want one! That beauty now makes my whiptail look boring.
|Santaclaws ||09-27-2011 07:25 PM |
:nicefish:Where did you find them. That is very cool.:welldone:
|Byron ||09-27-2011 08:12 PM |
One of my local stores, Petland actually. In researching for the profile, I spotted them in another store online, out in Abbotsford. I think I came across them years ago in a store but paid no real notice. Keep your eyes peeled; this species is commercially raised so if they are available here they might be available in other places in NA too.
|Byron ||09-27-2011 09:08 PM |
Managed to get a photo of one of mine just now.
|jennesque ||09-28-2011 03:06 AM |
This is too cute! I want one now! :)
I finally got to see one in real life this weekend and I fell in love. I wish I had room for one..
|Byron ||10-11-2011 05:54 PM |
Thought I'd share a couple photos from a few moments ago. Two of the "red" trio were beside the older Whiptail, feeding on some tablets. Mr. Bolivian Ram is overseeing the proceedings in the first photo.
|Boredomb ||10-11-2011 06:02 PM |
Very nice photos Byron! I just love those Red Lizard Whiptail Catfish!
|ElectricBlueJackDempsey ||10-11-2011 07:24 PM |
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