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  1. Catfish
    I just bought 3 glass cat fish and my rainbow shark keeps picking on them ones in permanent hiding cuz hes the littlest the other two are just fine they are fine with it sometimes but i worry they will tire or eventually just hide non stop. Can the rainbow shark hurt them? The glass cat fish are...
  2. Catfish
    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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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!
  5. Catfish
    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...
  6. 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...
  7. Catfish
    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...
  8. Catfish
    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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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)...
  11. 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...
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