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joeshmoe said:
ey just like to no what to feed my bumble bee pim catfish
To be honest, I haven't experienced keeping them but based on the sites I have researched, they have stated that bumblebee pims will readily accept any food.
Those catfish are quite nocturnal and the only time you'll feed them is after switching lights off at night.
They'll need several hiding places due to their sedentary nature.

By the way, Pim is short for "Pimelodid", a family of Catfish where the Shovelnose Catfish also belongs.:wink2:

Here's the pic of the bumblebee pim I have seen in one site:
 

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joeshmoe said:
he looks more like this
The same stripe pattern as the one I have found so definitely bumblebee pim.
Is that your catfish or it came from another website?
 

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Hey there!

I have one of these little fellas! The tricky part is getting food he wants to the bottom, thats where the challenge ends. In my experiance with them they will try just about anything that sinks (excluding pleco discs and vegies on a rock) Mine eats beaf heart, blood worms, flakes, pellets, he has even touched some shrimp but it dosnt seem to be a favorite. I have seen him try the roots of my plants sticking out of the gravel. and he ate some poo like a month ago and did not spit it out...lol....
 
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