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Old 06-05-2013, 04:42 PM   #1
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strange pangasius behavior

i bought a pangasius catfish from my lfs and the lady said it wwould be fine on its own, i have now discovered they need to be in groups and they grow pretty large and i only have a 38gl tank, its staying at one side of the tank near the filter swimming against the glass constantly any suggestions as to what is wrong, all paramiters are fine and my other fish are ok
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Old 06-05-2013, 06:46 PM   #2
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It's probably stressed from the lack of size of the tank and lack of other members of it's species.
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I would take it back they get way to big
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I have three ones I just got in my 125 gallon and they are growing fast! I have no idea what the hell I'm going to do with them in a few months to a year
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This species is very active so it really needs a bigger tank.
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well going off what the supposedly expert in the shop it would be fine, my tank is cycled and all the other fish are fine
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I have three ones I just got in my 125 gallon and they are growing fast! I have no idea what the hell I'm going to do with them in a few months to a year
i need to get rid of this one really but no one will take it lol
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i need to get rid of this one really but no one will take it lol
Where do you live?
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My 3 catfish have extremely bloated bellies. Anyone know anything about this? Looks like they all are pregnant like guppies but how could that be? Could it just be they ate some fish and look extremely full.
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Take it back to the store. They should take it back since they did not accurately tell you how big it gets.
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i have now rehomed it to a more suitable aqaurium with tank mates
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Old 06-11-2013, 03:46 PM   #13
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My 3 catfish have extremely bloated bellies. Anyone know anything about this? Looks like they all are pregnant like guppies but how could that be? Could it just be they ate some fish and look extremely full.
the cat what i had looked like that some days
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