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Old 08-27-2005, 06:45 AM   #1
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Platydoras Costatus AKA .. Humbug Catfish or Dora Catfish

I previously owned one of these excellent catfish but he started to munch on my baby bristlenose catfish so I sold him.
I would now like to get one again, but this time for my puffer tank!
Well puffer's can be meen I know but I need more life in the tank lol.
I thought this fish as there skin is really really tuff and has like small spikes etc on it so the puffer's would not really attack it. Then I thought that it might get stressed from all the chasing (if there is any) so then I though why not add more decor that only this catfish can fit into so it can hide when it needs to.

What do you think ?
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Old 08-27-2005, 11:40 AM   #2
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It might work, but you should have a backup plan.
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Old 08-27-2005, 12:05 PM   #3
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Well If it doesnt work then I will return it to the shop. I cant really see how it wont work as there are many hiding places for it lol .
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Old 08-29-2005, 07:27 PM   #4
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It will probably be fine, but do get a larger one, just to be on the safe side....the larger size will discourage even a trial nip.
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