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  1. Catfish
    Hi all, I have a pictus catfish currently being homed in my 75 gallon aquarium, hes homed with several African cichlids and a few clown loaches. I was mislead to believe that they are not a social fish that enjoys being with a few other Pictus catfish, and only got one at the store. I have...
  2. Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    My 55 is cycling right now The current stock list I was hoping to get for my 55 is: 1 Senegal Bichir 3 Pictus Catfish 1 Jack Dempsey Will they be ok together? Please only answer if you are an experienced fish keeper :-?
  3. Catfish
    I have two pictus catfish that have gotten along and lived together in a ship prop in my tank but now one of them bullies the other and he is forced to live in a cramed little log prop. The pictus that lives in the ship will go over to the log and continue to fight him. The log catfish seems to...
  4. Anabantids
    I am cycling a 55 gallon tank. Eventually I would like to have 3 variations of the Blue Gourami (Maybe Blue, Opaline, and Three-Spot). I assume I should get one male and two females. Can the following co-exist peacefully with the Gourami? Western (Australian) Rainbowfish, Rosy Barb, Penguin...
  5. Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi! I am cycling a 55 gallon tank. I added Tetra Aquasafe Plus, which I think is basically just to remove chlorine, and added some liquid bacteria from the LFS. How long should I cycle before I can bring some water for them to test and add some fish if it all checks out? One store told me two...
  6. Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi, So I have a 55 gallon tank with a Marineland Biowheel Emporer 400, 2 Aqua tech power heads (175gph each) a heater, and a sand bottom substrate. I either really want to have pictus catfish, or golden dojo loaches. For pictus, I would do a group of 5, and make sure I get the spotted...
  7. Catfish
    I recently got a young pictus catfish (about 2 inches) that I was keeping in a 2gallon freshwater aquarium. Normal catfish behavior, spaztic, all over the place, good eater, etc. I've moved him to a larger 20 gallon tank with a few neighbors, an angelfish, a few guppies, tetras, and he was...
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