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    Hello everybody!
    I am probably going to be stocking a new aquarium soon and I was hoping to have it include Red Tailed Catfish. I was wondering: it is okay to have multiple Red Tailed Catfish in the same tank?
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    I hope you have a really big tank.


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    Do you mean a red tail shark like the one in your avatar?
    They are mean and territorial and grow to 5 inches in length.
    Unless you have a massive tank with a lot of sight line breakers, caves, etc, a single redtail shark is the way to go.

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    The OP did specify red tail catfish.

    If you did in fact mean red tail shark I would not advise more than one in a tank.
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    Oops! I messed up! :P I did mean a Red Tailed Shark like my avatar. Thanks Aeonflame and madagacareinsis!
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    If you keep them in something larger than 55 gallons, you could keep some other top to mid dwelling semi aggressive fish with them like tiger barbs. I would not advise keeping any other bottom dwellers as the red tail will almost definitely pick fights, to the demise of the other bottom dwellers or to itself.

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    While having two in a large well planted tank may work I have never found this to be the case. They are active fish that WILL find each other.
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    Here's a site with alot of great information on this fish: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...44442042,d.cGE
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    Thanks everyone! This is great info for me!
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    To me that species is just not worth it. You need tons of room and it's a very anti-social species.

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