catfish

  1. Jacob._.merc

    Fungus?

    Is this fungus? I have dealt with fungus before but have never had it this severe. I've had this fish for about 5 days and I've been treating him with meds for about 4 with melafix, putting in salt and turning the heat up. Any ideas what to do? Does it go away
  2. AquaScape

    4/18/19 Stocklist!!! & More to come!! ***10% OFF MFK CALL IN SPECIAL!!!!***

    We wanted to thank all of our MFK members who have supported us as well as supported MFK all these years buy giving you guys something in return. So thank you guys!!! We will be getting in some more stock in the next two weeks including catfish, oddballs, some more piranha species as well as...
  3. Iamfish

    My catfish

    Everyone seems to posting there catfish collections so here is mine :) No monsters but I think I have a few interesting species Hopefully more to come in the future :) Synodontis Granulosus Hemibagrus Olyroides Mystus Mysticetus Ossancora Punctata Platysilurus Mucosus Megalchis Thoracata
  4. Scottymac22

    Advice on B. rousseauxii

    Acquired about 2 weeks ago, 4" not including caudal fin, in 55g QT, temp 82-83° on average on calibrated IR temp gun, cycled emperor 400, 4" aquaculture stone, koralia 600gph wave pump(good amount of circulation and oxygenation), heavily decorated with large driftwood and plants, near Blackwater...
  5. mr cichlid

    Predatory fish up to 2.5 feet

    one-stop-shop for large established predatory tank. All you need is a big aquarium or Pond, LOL. Predator fish up to 2.5 feet in length. Majority of these fish have grown up together. They can be housed with large cichlids and many oddball species. Research what cichlid would be best. -wild...
  6. Iamfish

    Removing net from catfish spines?

    So today my platinum senegal bichir went nuts and attacked my platysilurus mucosus, taking his barbels off and shredding his tail. Now I have a cup I use to deal with my cats so they don't get hurt from nets but in the case I had to use a net to remove as he was getting mauled and could not get...
  7. Iamfish

    2 new cats

    Got 2 new catfish today. Platysilurus Mucosus and Hemibagrus Olyroides. The hemibagrus was a bit beat up when it arrived but so far he is behaving fine. Will update with better pics as they settle in and I can have the lights on.
  8. S

    Gulper Catfish Slime Coat Coming Off

    I have recently acquired a gulper catfish, it is still acclimating to the new environment but the slime coat is coming off on the fins and in front of the head. Is this normal, should I do more water changes or just leave it as is for now? Thank you
  9. C

    Tandanus Catfish Sick!!!

    So this is my Tandanus Catfish, he currently resides in a 4ft Cichlid tank featuring 1 Venustus, 1 Firemouth, 1 Jack Dempsey, 1 Tiger Oscar, and 2 marbled peacocks, sun sun canister filter (403b maybe, came second hand), he is getting worse, I know he shouldnts be in this tank with these fish so...
  10. Iamfish

    Mystus Mysticetus

    Got him from Jeff Rapps a few weeks ago and got a great picture of him when I moved him into a different tank.
  11. LimaShovelnoseSaltwater92

    Giant Bumblebee Catfish (Pseudopimelodus bufonius)

    Does anyone have any info on Pseudopimelodus bufonius? I am considering getting one and I hear they reach 10” and are pretty cool for aquariums 100+. Also, any special care requirements? Thanks!!!!
  12. amazontank

    New Gulper Catfish

    I am so happy to say I finally got a Gulper Catfish! He's a little over 6" and just ate a big nightcrawler. I am really loving this guy. Who has the biggest Gulper on mfk? Would love to see some pics and some stories...
  13. Iamfish

    2 new cats

    Mystus Mysticetus and Ossancora Punctata both from Jeff Rapps + I got a pic of my Synodontis Granulosus when he got pissed at the new Mystus for exploring his cave.
  14. kody929

    FS | Azul Bass, Rare Cats, Multiple Bichirs, Etc | $0-100 | Las Vegas, NV | Pickup

    What type of listing is this?: FS What are you trying to sell/buy/trade?: Azul Bass, Rare Cats, Multiple Bichirs, Etc What are your prices?: 0-100 Where are you located?: Las Vegas, NV Pickup or Able to Ship?: Pickup Description: Hey everyone I’m looking to put my 210G tank in hiatus while I...
  15. N

    Advice about fin rot please

    Hi, I am needing some advice I have a 220 litre tank with four fancy goldfish and one pictus catfish in it one of the goldfish unbeknownst to me had fin rot when it was introduced and I have been struggling with it for close to a month now have been treating with pimafix and melafix and the...
  16. CrazyFishLady90

    Fish louse?

    I think my gulper has a louse (cue goosebumps and skin crawl). Would that affect his appetite? How would I remove it? I've had him a week today. He's wild caught but I imported him from a Cichlaholics. Pics aren't great. Not much practice taking photos of moving objects through glass.
  17. Zak03

    Baby Sun Cat Behavior

    Hey, I have a baby sun cat in a 40 gallon tank (will upgrade when he grows older). I did a water change today, and rearranged the rocks/decor, although keeping them in the same general area. PROBLEM: The sun cat keeps "freaking out". Swimming frantically against the back glass wall. Other days...
  18. Zak03

    Noob at Cichlids and Sun Cats

    Hey guys, I'm new here. I got a 40-gallon tank with 2 baby Oscars (tiger and red) and 1baby sun catfish (aka eclipse catfish). I know, the tank will be too small eventually, but I plan on moving them into a bigger tank-75 gallons or possibly more-when the Oscars get bigger. I am new to both...
  19. Iamfish

    125 stocking suggestions?

    I am very tempted to get a 125 gallon tank but can only think of 1 fish I would really want to put in it, Lima shovelnose. I really want to keep some bichirs and was wondering what species would work in the tank. Also any other catfish I could consider? Thanks in advance :) Also I have a brand...
  20. K

    Trouble identifying new catfish?

    Hi there everyone. I’m new to this forum, but thought I’d join in hopes of positively identifying a new catfish I’ve acquired and some info about it. I got it labeled as an albino Asian redtail catfish. It was also dubbed by the previous owner as extremely aggressive. I currently have it...
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