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RobbieG
06-14-2007, 07:28 PM
Anyone know how big upside down cats really get?

The LFS I go to has some and I'd like to add some to one of my tanks this weekend (depending on eventual size)

sergo
06-14-2007, 08:22 PM
there are a couple of different species, one gets big the other stays small. do you know what does the fish store has? check this link...
http://freshaquarium.about.com/cs/catfish1/p/upsidedowncat.htm
this one stays small.

Drumachine09
06-14-2007, 08:23 PM
http://freshaquarium.about.com/cs/catfish1/p/upsidedowncat.htm



4 inches

Drumachine09
06-14-2007, 08:23 PM
there are a couple of different species, one gets big the other stays small. do you know what does the fish store has? check this link...
http://freshaquarium.about.com/cs/catfish1/p/upsidedowncat.htm


ninja poster

sergo
06-14-2007, 08:25 PM
ninja poster :hmm3grin2orange:

cocoa_pleco
06-14-2007, 09:07 PM
i used to have one, he was a big sucker, about 6"

RobbieG
06-14-2007, 10:51 PM
Thats perfect - just wanted to be sure they wouldn't wind up like the 18" ID sharks the LFS is housing!

The link is the exact fish Thnaks everyone!

Denorios
06-15-2007, 08:55 PM
Just so you know, you will never see them. I had two, one stays in a cave with my Royal pleco and only comes out at night when all the lights are off. The other one would bury itself in a fake plant to the point that I could barely see him.

gm72
06-16-2007, 02:47 AM
I have a pair of upside-down catfish and only very rarely see them. They stay hidden in bright light, so I lightly coated the aquarium bulb with a mist of high-heat black spray paint. They came out a little more, for a while, then the days got longer and they stayed hidden. I got an LED crystal light that I turn on at night as the only illumination and sometimes I get to see them playing together, chasing each other around in a game like tag. Pretty cool, but as said before don't expect to see them much. The exception would be if you had a very bare tank, but then all you will be doing is stressing them out, thereby not doing a good job as a "parent."