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Old 07-13-2013, 09:18 PM   #1
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Catfish for a 29 Gallon Freshwater Planted Aquarium

If I only want 1 or 2 catfish, what would you recommend for a 29 gallon freshwater planted?

I have 2 GBRs and 4 dwarf (fairly docile) cichlids.

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Old 07-13-2013, 09:28 PM   #2
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You could add a couple otocinclus cats or some Pygmy corydoras
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What are the 4 'dwarf cichlids'?
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What are the 4 'dwarf cichlids'?
4 umbrella cichlids (each about 2 inches long).
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I have 2 upside down catfish that would love a bigger home! They are in a 10 gallon now.
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Old 07-13-2013, 10:00 PM   #6
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Cory cats. A school of 5-6 of them. And have you ever considered kuhli loaches??? I have them in all my tanks and they are great bottomfeeders
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Cory cats. A school of 5-6 of them. And have you ever considered kuhli loaches??? I have them in all my tanks and they are great bottomfeeders
Only looking for 1 or 2 catfish which eliminates cories, I know they should be in larger groups. I have thought of kuhli loaches, they look pretty cool. How big do they normally get?
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Almost all Cats are social. Most Loaches also. Perhaps a Clown Pleco instead ?
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Whip tail, cories, banjo, bumblebees, bulldog plecs and clown pecs, upside downs aldo
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Only looking for 1 or 2 catfish which eliminates cories, I know they should be in larger groups. I have thought of kuhli loaches, they look pretty cool. How big do they normally get?
Mine never get past 3" and they are very slim. Striped raphael? I am not big on catfish.
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Khulis need at least 5+. They're actually much more interesting to watch when they have a school.
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