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Jul 06, 12:21 Eremophilus sp by massimiliano 72 in S.A. Catfishes (Everything else). 2 views and 0 replies
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Jul 03, 17:58 Candiru parasitizing stingrays by Silurus in Taxonomy & Science News. 29 views and 0 replies
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Jul 03, 13:00 Almost had a tank of cooked zebras by PseudaSmart in S.A. Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al). 112 views and 3 replies
Jul 03, 10:39 New Exostoma by Richard B in Taxonomy & Science News. 59 views and 1 reply
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Jul 03, 09:25 Got to respect them goldfish sometimes... by Viktor Jarikov in Speak Easy. 183 views and 5 replies
Jul 03, 03:35 The quick find topic by rbhamra76 in Speak Easy. 3765 views and 2 replies
Jul 03, 02:45 New Ancistrus by Silurus in Taxonomy & Science News. 45 views and 0 replies
Jul 03, 02:43 New Hypostomus by Silurus in Taxonomy & Science News. 42 views and 0 replies
Jul 03, 02:15 Panaque sp L191 : let's go for a spawning tentative by ElTofi in S.A. Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al). 425 views and 13 replies
Jul 03, 00:08 3rd July 2015 :: Advance notice of downtime by Jools in Site Announcements. 38 views and 0 replies
Jul 02, 16:52 FS L46 zebra pleco fry available MA by midnight10 in For Sale (USA & Canada). 2148 views and 12 replies

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