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Albino Bristlenose Plecos - Viewed 8359 times
Post by: ken89 on May 12, 2007, 09:36:49 PM hi im kinda new catfish, have kept fish for 5years but first time bought catfish. bristlenose are catfish rite? lol.ummm im wondering the best conditions for breeding because i bo

Borneo Sucker or Hillstream Loach - Viewed 8190 times
By : anonymous  Common Name: Borneo Sucker or Hillstream Loach Borneo Sucker © anomynous Latin Name: Beaufortia KweichowensisOrigin: Hong Kong

Botia kubotai - Viewed 7799 times
By Trigun Common names of the fish: Polka-Dot Loach, Marble Loach, Cloud Botia, Angelicus Loach, Burmese Border Loach, Cloud-Pattern Loach, Thai Loach, and Botia "Angelicus"Latin or Scientific Name: Botia kubotaiOrigin or Range: Salween River System in Myanmar

Bronze Corydoras - Viewed 5513 times
Bronze Cory © Mickel Alibino Bronze Cory © M

Chinese Algae Eater - Viewed 5288 times
Chinese Algae Eater © Chinese Algae Eater © 

Clown Loach - Viewed 4426 times
© Dustin © Clint Norwood Species/

Clown Loaches - Viewed 4694 times
By William Berg Scientific Name: Botia macracanthusOther Scientific Name(s): Cobitis macracanthus, Botia macrocanthusCommon Name: Clown Loach Clown loaches are very popular aquarium fish; however they are not

Clown Pleco - Viewed 9998 times
 Clown Pleco © anomynous  Clown Pleco © a

Corydoras Catfish - Viewed 14377 times
By: Darren Common Name: Corys Latin Name: Corydoras Origin: South America-Brazil Temperature: 77-83 Ease Of Keeping: Easy Aggressivness: Peaceful Lighting: All lightings, although it prefers dimmer lightings. Adult Size: About 6 cm Minimum Tank Size: 18g

Dojo Loach Breeding - Viewed 5270 times
By: TheGreatBlueDiscus The Dojo Loach is an egglayer. I have 2 of them in my 75g tank. They spawn regularly. Spawning always coincides with a large water of 35% or more, followed by addition of water set 2-3 degrees cooler. I think this almost simulates a cool summer rain for the fish.

Emerald Catfish - Viewed 4202 times
Emerald Catfish © Devan Pearson By: Devan Pearson Common Name: Emerald CatfishLatin Name: Brochis SplendensOrigin: Brazil, Peru, EcuadorTemper

Glass Catfish - Viewed 4181 times
By Clint Norwood  Glass Catfish © Etrace  Species/genus:   Kryptopterus bicirrhis Origin:   Ind

Hoplo Catfish - Viewed 10693 times
Hoplo Catfish © CyrilMy hoplo catfish, he/she is very lively and very greedy.He is not agresive in our very full community tank, he has grown very qu

In Pursuit of the Panda Corydoras - Viewed 5765 times
Picture 1: My 10-gallon planted panda tank. Left to right: anubias barteri,anacharis, java fern (2). Six adults, 12 fry.© Jonathan Rehor 

Keeping and Spawning Albino Bristle Nose Pleco - Viewed 28864 times
Male Bristle Nose Pleco, © Blessed SilenceMale guarding eggs,©

Keeping And Spawning Corydoras Catfish - Viewed 5575 times
By Clint Norwood  © Eric Smith Origin: South America  Adult Size: Up To 3 inches (7.5cm)  W

Kuhli Loach - A.K.A. Coolie Loach - Viewed 10141 times
Kuhli Loach - Picture © Chantelle Cochrane Species/genus:  Acanthophthalmus kuhlii Origin:&n

Otocinclus - Viewed 4141 times
 Ottos The Algae Eaters, © Thomas Buck Species/genus: Oto

Otocinclus Indepth - Viewed 14951 times
By Becki  Though I'm not an expert on catfish, I've picked up quite a bit of info on Otos over the last couple of years. Much of this has been from looking them up on the internet ( is a good resource), but quite a bit has

Pictus Catfish - Viewed 13165 times
By: Yvonne Garcia A very fast Pictus Catfish © Yvonne Common Name: Pictus CatLatin Name: Pimelodus PictusOrigin: Columbian Amazon

Porthole Catfish - Viewed 4289 times
© Andrew By : Andrew Common Name : Porthole Catfish 

Questions about Cories - Viewed 6385 times
Title: Questions about Cories... :)Post by: Mperor on July 18, 2006, 04:25:30 PM Hey guys...Well, cories just caught my attention again, and they're telling me that I should bring some home... :

Raising Corydoras Fry - Viewed 11237 times
By: BettaBubbles If you have had your corydoras catfish paste clusters of eggs on your tank wall, and you want to save them from their hungry parents, this is for you. We do not know much about cories, but we are currently raising some fry we decided to save. This is the method we h

Royal Pleco - Viewed 4076 times
By: cemc Common Name: Royal Pleco Latin Name: Panaque nigrolineatus Origin:

Rubber-Lipped Pleco - Viewed 6233 times
Overhead View © Devan Pearson By: Devan Pearson

Siamese Algea Eater - Viewed 4850 times
By: Stacy Malbon  Siamese Algea Eater © Stacy Malbon  

Tadpole Madtom Catfish - Viewed 9313 times
By: Aaron Alderman Common Name: Tadpole Madtom CatfishLatin Name: Noturus GyrinusOrigin: North Ame

The Common Pleco - Viewed 4680 times
© Danelle Murphy  Species/genus: Hypostomus punctatus Origin: Brazil Temp:

The Dojo Loach - Viewed 13061 times
By: Neil Hinckley Common Name: Dojo Loach A Gold Dojo Loach © Neil Hinckley Latin Name: Misgurnus anguillicaudatusOrigin: Japan and China

The Upside-Down Catfish - Viewed 5865 times
By KimmyM   Upside-Down Catfish © KimmyM Scientific Name: Synodontis Nigriventris  Size: Up to 4 Inches (10cm)  Lifespan: 6 or

Whiptail Catfish - Viewed 9966 times
By: JavaJoe Species/GenusRineloricaria parva/ Rineloricaria lanceolata/Rineloricaria microlepidogasterOrigin: South America (from cool, fast-flowing creeks and rivers.Temperature: 72 to 78 degrees F

Yoyo Loach - Viewed 5015 times
By: Yvonne Garcia Common Name: Pakistani Loach or Yoyo LoachLatin Name: Botia LohachataOrigin: Ind

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