11-10-2013, 10:34 PM #1
Specimen Photos: Dwarf Giraffe Catfish
So I have kept an African Dwarf Giraffe catfish for approximately 2 years. Got it at an inch big. Problem is he is basically completely nocturnal, rarely see him at dusk lighting. So used this old tank to take 'specimen' photos.
Apologies- the main tank has new wood in it, hence the discoloured water.
I am no photographer. Finally I didnt want to put a spot light on the fish as it was stressed enough. Size is approx 5 inches the now, excluding whiskers.
I love this species as they give the appearance of a giant, with manageable proportions haha, enjoy
image.jpgMy therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .
11-10-2013, 10:36 PM #2
Great looking catfish Scotty! It's nice that there is an option like that for people who do not have giant tanks.
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11-10-2013, 10:44 PM #3
Thanks KingFisher, the species is one of those that not a lot is known of them. I have it in several books saying max size is 6inch, 8inch and 10inch. So there is a chance that he may not fit my current tank. However I want to try and add to the pool of knowledge available. Also the internet has generally only juveniles 1-2inch pictures.My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .
11-10-2013, 10:54 PM #4
Forgot, species is - Anaspidoglanis macrostomaMy therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .
11-10-2013, 11:04 PM #5
Great looking catfish ScottishfishIf you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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