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    Your favorite mini-monster fish

    Discussion in 'General Aquaria Discussion' started by Lilyann, Jan 8, 2019.

    1. J. H.

      J. H. Redtail Catfish

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      There are two species in that pic, they are of the genus Barilius.

      The one with red on the dorsal is barilius ardens, the other one is barilius bakeri.
       
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      Thank you

      That's a juvenile black calvus, not a sumbu.
       
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      The Barilius are awesome. I`ve had 5 B. cairnearensis (not correct spelling) for three years now. They never disappoint.

      Another favorite that is a true mini-monster is Pseudocrenalabris nicholsi.
       
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      Like so many others...Betta macrostoma is one of my favorites too-
      FB_IMG_1518493359836.jpg
       
    6. headbanger_jib

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      true
      Their constant activity and voracious appetite is amazing to observe in a tank, and they are damn colourful.
       
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      Very beautiful fella you got there
       
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      Yes agreed, stunning photos Jibran! Plz tell me you have a sticky or post somewhere on the forum with advice on how we can get even half as good as shots :)
       
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      Main thing is using speedlights and a black background with no decor in front. With that you get extremely sharp shots due to a crazy low shutter speed.
       
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