General articles from authors who just want to write about catfish in the aquarium and the wild. The 'Catfish Basics' series is especially useful for the aquarist new to the catfish hobby. Most popular articles:
Pt 1 • Types of food by Mats Petersson (75205 hits)
The first part of this two part article deals with food preparation and what types of food can be offered.
In Search of the World's Largest Catfish by Shane Linder (59828 hits)
As many heated debates in the forums will testify, there are many catfish species out there that grow well beyond our ambitions to keep them in captivity. Shane goes in search of the biggest of them all.
Just Say Pleco by Shane Linder (42698 hits)
An introductory look a why we call these fish 'Plecos' and other associated nuggets of knowledge.
The Catfish Basics Series
Pt 2 • Feeding Your Catfish by Chris Ralph (34836 hits)
So, you've got some catfish swimming around in your aquarium. What should you feed them? The same as the other fish? Do all catfish have the same dietary requirements? Of course not! Read on.
Natural Catfish Aquarium
Pt 1 • Understanding habitats by Shane Linder (34525 hits)
Thoughts on how to make you aquarium more appealing to both you and your catfishes. The first part looks at habitats and how to go about recreating them.
Otocinclus - ''Little Monkeys'' in the planted aquarium by D & R Lalkaka (26297 hits)
Originally written for publication in a 'planted aquaria' magazine, this article deals with the taxonomy of these and related species along with some very help advice on acclimatization to the planted tank.