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    I have a 20long with a pH of around 6.8. It has an AC 50 and an AquaTech 5-15. It is well planted with rotala rotundifolia and has two pieces of malaysian driftwood. The substrate is Schultz aquatic plant soil and sand. There is 7 small blue rams in the tank, along with a bunch of small mollies.

    I want a catfish for this tank, thats not a pleco or a corydordinae. Any suggestions?
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    The only two cats I could think of right off the bat are Glass and upside down cats. However a 20g might be a bit small for the upside down cats.

    EDIT: Shrimp Cats are also pretty cool and they only grow to about 2-3 inches (Don't know what size you want)
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    2 Pristella maxillaris
    2 Velvet Swords

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    i would say a bumblebee cat or upside down cat

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    Banjo cats are small enough for a 20. They're nocturnal, so don't expect to see much of them, but a group of 3-4 would be effective scavengers and easy on the bioload.
    There are also the "moth" catfish species like Hara hara, not too commonly available but they do turn up occaisonally.
    Here's a link to franksaquarium, though the catfish are stocked out at the moment: http://www.franksaquarium.com/nanofish.htm

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    i would agree with bumblebee or banjo catfish
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    I would vote for bumblebee catfish
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    How many bumblebee catfish would you reccomend? Would they bother the rams?
    CORRECTED video of my fish. This link works. For sure. Really.

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    20g High: 3 bolivian rams, 12 rasboras
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    How many bumblebee catfish would you reccomend? Would they bother the rams?
    i would get 1, they hide alot and keep to themselves

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    I'd go with 3-4, they are social fish. Also good for population control of the mollies...

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