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    Dwarf Goonch Catfish?

    Discussion in 'Catfish' started by Hoyo12, Jul 14, 2009.

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      I have been looking at fish, deciding what will be next to add to the collection. I came across a "Dwarf Goonch Catfish". All of the sites I came across said that it gets to 80 inches, but one site said that it will only get to 8 inches if it is a Dwarf Goonch, and that most sites have the wrong size info on it. The fish, at the moment, is only a baby and around 1/8 of an inch. Has anyone had experience with this species of fish, or others similiar to it that can tell me what it eats or what you feed it? I am hoping to purchase one, seems how it looks like a good price.

       
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      Never mind. I was able to find some info on it.
       
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      how are you able to ID at 1 8th of an inch? :WHOA:
       
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      1/8th of an inch..........wow thats tiny, how did you find one that tiny and id it?

      The dwarf goonch would be bagarius bagarius The smallest bagarius
       
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      lol, I was told it is 1/8 of an inch, but it could have been a mistake. Either way, I can raise it to it adult size of 8 inches.
       
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      there's a way to ID it looking at position of dorsal, pectoral fins/pelvis fins, the head is flatter and less freckles
       
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      lol, its to late now. The site shows that they are in stock, but after talking to one of the people that works at the place, it turns out that they are out of stock. That sucks...
       

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