Banjo Catfish

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  1. Lysine

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    Hi

    So I got two of these catfishes . Interesting looking fish .

    Anybody else have experience with them?
     
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    Never kept them myself.
    But they like soft sand to bury themselves in, and also some catapa leaves would be appreciated.
     
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    Lysine

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    Thanks .. I have pool filter sand as a top substrate about 4 cm and 5 cm Seachem substrate under
     
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    Very cool fish!
     
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    Pics?..:)
     
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    Lysine

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    Hi I would with pleasure load pics but it seems you have to load images via pc on this forum?

    That kite is just to long and out dated to string.
    Unless I am missing something to load via phone or iPad
     
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    Just ensure you browse the forum by requesting the desktop version of the site on your phone. Then follow the same procedure as you would on your computer.
     
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    I will get a better pick later he / She chilling
     
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    Lysine

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    More pics [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    I also have a fatty that is about 10cm, earliest photo I could find of him is end of 2013, anyway, he eats everything including tetra prima.It's the most laid-back fish you will ever find, he has been sucked into the gravel vac multiple times, and in the end we just move him out of the way in the tank. Has been on a variety of substrates but seems to prefer the finer ones. Can't go wrong with this fish.
     
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    Lysine

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    Totally agree they are so relaxed my wife constantly calling me saying one of them are dead. Lol but then moves on.

    Have you notice them maybe catching small fish like a neon tetra or similar. I saw one of them eating and they have a massive mouth like a baber.
     
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    Love these guys! Want some one day. I think they CAN eat neons, not all of them do though...
     
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    Been counting my neons non stop and all and well so far

    Holding thumps .

    I have picked up little to nothing relating to possible picking off small 'fishies '.
     
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    I do believe they might be too lazy, but I'm sure if they get hungry enough there is a chance.
     

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