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Old 09-10-2011, 03:57 AM   #1
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Unusual catfish for a 7ft x 2ft x 3ft tank any ideas?

I'm in the process of ordering my new tank a 7ft x 2ft wide x 3ft deep tank with a 4ft x 18inch x 18inch sump about 1100-1200 litres I already have a 16inch sailfin Plec to go in but I want another catfish. Something unusual, stunning something that you just think "wow" when you see any ideas?

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Old 09-10-2011, 05:54 AM   #2
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Will a red tail fit?
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Old 09-10-2011, 06:08 AM   #3
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Not really only 2ft wide tank
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Old 09-12-2011, 04:21 PM   #4
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Can I have your sump? Haha
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Old 09-12-2011, 06:52 PM   #5
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nope sorry gunna need it for the tank should be epic
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Ha ya I was jk. But this sounds like an amazing tank.
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Old 09-12-2011, 07:03 PM   #7
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should be having it custom built from aquariumsltd custom built stand and top with 6ft 4 tube lighting system cant wait to set it up my catfish is going to be so happy going from a 4ft x 18" x 18" to a 7x2x3
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You already ordered it? If you don't mind me asking, how much was it?
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Asian Redtail might not cause too many problems.
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Was £829 delivered and again don't want anything bigger than 18"-2ft
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Old 09-12-2011, 11:20 PM   #11
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You could go for a couple of four line pictus cats. They get less than two feet in the wild and you could keep a small group of them.
Mine's about a foot long and is pretty striking. Their whiskers are longer than their bodies.
Do you have any ideas for what shape of catfish you'd like? You have a lot of options with a tank that size
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They would be eaten by the sailfin. I have an Achara catfish in with a 2' pacu a the shop I am working at. It is in the same Genus as the marble sailfin. It will be tough to find a large catfish that isn't too large but still large enough to not be eaten.
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Old 09-12-2011, 11:47 PM   #13
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I believe it's a sailfin pleco, not a sailfin cat.
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Yup he is defiantly a pleco
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