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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-23-2013, 02:09 PM Thread Starter
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Does any one else out there have a Glass Catfish!?
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-27-2013, 11:56 AM Thread Starter
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Because I've never seen one until recently... just curious if any of you have 1

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-27-2013, 12:05 PM
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never had one but they seem to be available in most fish stores.

gonna get some?
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They are quite a sensitive species from what I have read in the past, and you need a large school of them otherwise they tend not to thrive.

They don't like boisterious or overly aggressive tankmates, and they seem to need a minimum tank size of 20-30 gallons.

They kind of freak me out I have to admit. I don't like being able to see the inner workings of my fish!


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My friend has some, they are weird. Just float in the same spot wriggling their bodies

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I love these guys, just wish I had the room and the expertise to keep them. My LFS always has some in stock, both the regular kind and the horrible tattooed kind. I get it - neon pink/green/yellow fish are a novelty, but why take something so beautiful and put it through so much suffering, shortening its life span? Profit. Sorry guys, there's my rant for tonight. -_-

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I have 1, and my female betta doesn't mind it, i think they are neat, like ghost shrimp lol. He's thriving and he schools with my Rosey Reds, and feeder fish. I think he's cute. He swims all over thetank. i also have an Oto catfish, he'sa cutie too :P

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