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  1. #1

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    Does anyone know if a six-inch sun/eclipse catfish could eat a 2 1/2 inch blue gourami? I can't find the gourami or even pieces of its body anywhere; I know he was not sick, all my water parameters are good and I can't remember the last time I had a fish die (and it's kind of wierd that it happened to be the smallest fish in the aq). The only thing I can think of is that the eclipse ate it. I know those catfish are known to eat everything small enough and have large mouths but still... And I do keep the catfish well fed.

    Any help would be very much appreciated. Thank you

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    yep, my bet would be on he ate it

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    Sorry to hear about that :( No good!
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    sorry to hear that,but i think its the sun catfish.....
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    Thanks everybody...wasn't sure if that catfish was big enough to eat a fish almost half its length, especially since he doesn't really have any teeth.

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    it happens. my 8" red devil ate my 3" green terror, the green terror got wedged in his mouth and i almost took the RD for surgery but he swallowed it after 36 hours

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    Cocoa that is a true battle I have to say!
    Must have been an intense experience
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    yeah, dave66 told me what to do. i tried pliers in his mouth but that got nowhere and the real vet said noone in there knew fish so i just waited

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