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    I was at petco today and I noticed they had small catfish labeled stone cat, they are tiny and appear shy. From what I've been able to figure out with out knowing the species these are called Hara jeroni or Asian stone catfish. Does anyone have experience with these? Even though they appear shy I'm considering a group for my 29 in my sig. My gut says it'd be over stocked but with them being very small and shy I think it might work and want others opinions.
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    Don't know much about them but it seems that they're inactive bottom feeders which might make them look shy, i have two Hoplo cats which were pretty active at the store but now hide all day and only come out to eat (behaviour might change in your own tank).
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    Thats about all the info I've been able to find about them. I'm starting to think that with my GBR they won't work. I've got a spare 10 gallon that I'm using for pond snail breeding that I might set up for them at some point I love cool catfish.
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    Is your Ram really that bad?
    My Ram kinda ignores everything in my tank and there's plenty of fish in there.
    I am planning to make an Asian tank myself and definately want these so i also would like to find out more about these good looking mysterious catfish.

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    Every now and then it chases a tetra that gets to close when its feeding buts in normally fine. I need to find more info and id it properly before I get some.
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    Don't buy them. Stone Cat's are asian fish and come from slow moving streams with colder waters. They would not be able to survive for a long period of time in a warmer set up. http://www.seriouslyfish.com/species/hara-jerdoni/
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    I was just reading that article and came to the same conclusion. I'm going to look into setting up a spare 10 gallon for a small asian biotope along with pond snail breeding.
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    Sounds good :D I was thinking of doing the same thing for hara jerdoni. They're very awesome little catfish. And in a 10 gallon you can have quite a few if you can keep your parameters constant.
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    Yep I didn't actually check how much they were so that might end the hope but if they are a good price I'll have to start planning.
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    They might be a bit pricey but they're a very rare fish and almost never seen on the market.
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