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Old 01-05-2015, 07:21 PM   #1
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Upside down cat fish

Schooling fish? Mine dont school they chase eachother why?

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So.. what's up??

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How many fish do you have?
How large is the tank?
How many overhangs do you have for them to hide under?

Is the lighting dim or very bright ?

Catfish often play and chase each other. As long as they're not doing damage they should be fine.

Fish typically only tightly school in the presence of a predator. Also in order to get true schooling behavior you often need very large amounts of the same fish which you usually will not see in aquaria.


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I agree with coursair on the lighting. Certain catfish prefer dim lighting and bright lighting could stress them out or result in them not behaving the way they would naturally.
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Its a 29gal tank have 2 upside down cat fish and they are small.
Have logs and hiding spots that part is fine its the lighting they hate the bright light but I have led lights .
So will have to see if dimmer works .thanks

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Here is some info on them.
http://www.planetcatfish.com/common/...species_id=334

If you ever get a larger tank, they do better in groups. But at least you have 2.


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