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  1. Default Catfish identification?


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    Hey guys, was wondering if i could get some help identifying a catfish my buddy just gave me. I think hes a bit too big for my 20 gallon so i don't think he'll be staying too long. anyways here's a picture



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    That is a pimelodus pictus or maculatus catfish from south america.Needs good high filtered water and could swallow small fish.

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    Thanks for the quick response. I actually have two filters in my 20 gal so filtration should be good but i am trying to find a better suited home for him

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    thanks yeah it definitely looks like a Pimelodus maculatus. Thanks for the help. any ideas on what kind of environment this guy likes?

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    After all that virtual alcohol it's time to sober up with some virtual food - mommy1 I can't drink alone mate - ScottishFish I won't thank you because it's a thankless job 7 also I cannot find any CUC type gifts but thanks [ - 850R Cheers bud - Cliff Time for a Pint? I cannae drink alone - ScottishFish 
    Implied message here. - mommy1 Congrats MOTM !!! - Cliff Cheers! - escamosa I dunno why I'm giving you a skunkloach as your prize,. They just sound cool! :) - escamosa Merry Christmas - KingFisher 
    Merry Christmas - Cliff Merry Christmas!! - ScottishFish Happy X-mas! :-) - MCHRKiller Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 A cup of coffee to get you going on that build. - Strider199 
    Merry xmas! - ScottishFish Merry Christmas - mommy1 Happy New Year - mommy1 Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 Happy Birthday. - gadget228 

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    definitely a pim catfish. could be pim. blochii aka 4-line catfish also. they get about 9" and are small predatory cats. they are territorial and like to hang out under logs and such.

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    After all that virtual alcohol it's time to sober up with some virtual food - mommy1 I can't drink alone mate - ScottishFish I won't thank you because it's a thankless job 7 also I cannot find any CUC type gifts but thanks [ - 850R Cheers bud - Cliff Time for a Pint? I cannae drink alone - ScottishFish 
    Implied message here. - mommy1 Congrats MOTM !!! - Cliff Cheers! - escamosa I dunno why I'm giving you a skunkloach as your prize,. They just sound cool! :) - escamosa Merry Christmas - KingFisher 
    Merry Christmas - Cliff Merry Christmas!! - ScottishFish Happy X-mas! :-) - MCHRKiller Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 A cup of coffee to get you going on that build. - Strider199 
    Merry xmas! - ScottishFish Merry Christmas - mommy1 Happy New Year - mommy1 Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 Happy Birthday. - gadget228 

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    it's definitely NOT a type of blue or channel cat. it's a south american pim of some sort.
    Thar she blows!!!

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