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  1. Mixing Glass Cats.

    So I went to two different pet stores to get my glass cats, and they seem to be two different breeds. One store gave me Kryptopterus Bicirrhis, and a different store looks like Kryptopterus Minor. They are schooling fish, because they are the same fish family, will they school together, or do I...
  2. Treating ich, but fish are getting stressed

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi! I wish this were not my first post, but I'm a lurker, so that's what I get...:oops: Anyway. I have a 10 gal aquarium, semi planted (amazon sword, crystal wort, hornwort, and one tiny clump of java moss) with 2 guppies and 4 glass catfish. The tank was cycled using the filter and some plants...
  3. First Glass Catfish

    Hey guys, I want to set up a tank for some glass catfish. I have a 5g tank available. Any advice on what plants, filters, and general care I should have for these guys? I'm very intrigued by these see through creatures. THANKS!
  4. strange glass catfish behavior (video)

    We took a video of our glass cats doing some strange behavior yesterday right after feeding time. They were shimmying and rubbing against each other almost playfully. Theyre a great bunch of 5 that have NEVER shown aggression towards each other or other fish. We love these guys! We have a...
  5. sick ghost catfish

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    hello everyone, i have two ghost catfish in a 10g tank with two tetras and a bristlenose pleco. the ghost cats seem to be very sick. most of the time they are laying on the gravel looking dead but then they get up and swim a little. one of them sometimes swims upside-down. i thought i saw what...
  6. glass catfish struggling

    I just picked up my school of 6 glass catfish today from the LFS. I had to special order them so I'm very excited about their arrival to the tank. I have a 45 gal tank, water tests negative for ammonia, nitrite, nitrate... its been establish for 2 months. I have 4 corys, 7 black skirt tetra, 3...
  7. Glass Catfish - missing tail fins and barbels

    I was wondering if anyone has had experience with glass catfish and an answer for why mine have all lost their tail fins and barbels. I've had six of them for many months now and they all look very healthy otherwise, i.e., no splotches, no ich, normal behavior, eating well, etc.. They live with...
  8. tropical tank 45 litres... any advice gratefully recieved!!

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    hi, ive just joined here, so sorry if i am posting in the wrong place or anything! im looking for advice really i recently have set up a tropical tank. 45 litres, 50cm x 30 x 30 it has a heater, light, good internal filter, 5 live plants an ornament and gravel i have been slowly introducing...
  9. New Planted Aquarium Setup Plan

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello everyone, this is my first thread on Tropical Fish Keeping and I'm posting this in the hope of getting some helpful advice on this new planted aquarium I intend to set up in the near future. Just tell me what you think! AQUARIUM: First off I am buying a 60 US gallon (48 x 15 x 20)...
  10. Glass Catfish with curved spine

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I recently bought 5 glass catfish and 4 are doing well, but one has a curved spine. 30 gallon tank with 15 tetras and 2 plecos Water parameters: temp:79 ammonia: 0 nitrites: 0 nitrates: 10 pH: 7.4 When I bought them they were all straight, but one is now in the shape of an "s". It can still...