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    Default How bad is the sting of a black finned shark/catfish?


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    I have 2 black finned sharks/catfish and I have read to be careful because they can sting you not meaning to, but so far I have respected their space and not been stung luckily. Has anyone been stung by one of these and how bad did it hurt?

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    I've not been stabbed by a black finned shark specifically, but I have been by other types of catfish. Depending on the size of fish and where it gets you, it's not so bad. It feels sort of like a pin prick or a needle. Of course the bigger the fish, the worse it's going to feel.
    If you ever do get stabbed by your fish make sure you immediately disinfect the wound. There are a lot of bacteria in the tank that can make the wound very bad very quick.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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