Clarias gariepinus

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Ok. I think this one can be quite vicious. The stock i have in mind is some of my current fish like adult cichlas. Black arowana. Tsn, leiarius marmoratus etc...also an adult vulture cat but he may be in the risk zone perhaps 🤔
Id try it! Definetly help having big aquarium.i was told when i brought mine at 18" it wouldnt except any tank mates but i tried and it worked.fingers crossed for you would be great to see it works out in ur future updates
 

Magnus_andersson

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Id try it! Definetly help having big aquarium.i was told when i brought mine at 18" it wouldnt except any tank mates but i tried and it worked.fingers crossed for you would be great to see it works out in ur future updates
I will try later on for sure. My current tank is 1920 liter, about 500 g i think. And this fall/winter i will finnish my 7000 liter (1850 g) 4*1,75*1 meter.
 

Fishman Dave

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Can't wait to see more updates. This is something we hardly ever see here in the uk , despite how common they should be, in fact, I have never seen one in a shop in over 40 yrs.
I think your marmoratus will be at more still than your vulture and your cichlids and arawana at more risk still, not being night lovers.
 

Magnus_andersson

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Can't wait to see more updates. This is something we hardly ever see here in the uk , despite how common they should be, in fact, I have never seen one in a shop in over 40 yrs.
I think your marmoratus will be at more still than your vulture and your cichlids and arawana at more risk still, not being night lovers.
How come that they are that rare or hardly seen in the uk? How about batrachus then? I will update you, promise
 
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Fishman Dave

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Don't know. Batrachus used to be really common and really cheap but you don't see them hardly as much now either.
Similar to wyckioides and mystus leucophasis, they all became that common and gained that bad a reputation with people trying to return them when they got bigger that lfs had to buy 100 a time from suppliers. No lfs wants a hundred clarias batrachus when people were buying them for community tanks!
 

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Don't know. Batrachus used to be really common and really cheap but you don't see them hardly as much now either.
Similar to wyckioides and mystus leucophasis, they all became that common and gained that bad a reputation with rom suppliers. No lfs wants a hundred
Don't know. Batrachus used to be really common and really cheap but you don't see them hardly as much now either.
Similar to wyckioides and mystus leucophasis, they all became that common and gained that bad a reputation with people trying to return them when they got bigger that lfs had to buy 100 a time from suppliers. No lfs wants a hundred clarias batrachus when people were buying them for community tanks!
Ok i see. Thats a problem for many fish types sadly
 

Magnus_andersson

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The future beast has already put up like 1,5 cm length since last friday. Perhaps 0.6 inch? Eats loads of shrimp and nightcrawlers. Hasn't taken any pellets yet, but of course that will be second choise as long as i offering him/her the other tasty stuff.

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Weird to see people keeping these in aquaria, considered invasive in my part of South Africa and indigenous elsewhere. Curious to see how it grows!
 
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