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No. All keepers listed by when they started keeping this species
1 apistomaster (k: 10) since 1966-05-20; who writes, "Kept frquently over the years."
2 naturalart (k: 5) since 1989-10-11
3 Deb (k: 3) since 1999-11-01; who writes, "I have kept this species continuously since 1999. Currently have 3, 3.5 yo. Oldest lived 4.5 years."
4 synoguy (k: 4) since 2006-03-22
5 loafingloach (k: 3) since 2006-06-01; who writes, "needs more friends, shoals are good, but with a heap of baby bristlenose eating up all the algae, its hard to support more."
6 nvcichlids (k: 12) since 2006-06-30
7 Kostas (k: 10) since 2006-07-13
8 kcmt01 since 2007-02-25
9 Tulio since 2007-02-26
10 Travis_Conklin since 2007-03-26
11 Frank the L (k: 5) since 2007-04-01
12 catxx (k: 3) since 2007-04-20; who writes, "originally a trio"
13 traumatic since 2007-04-20
14 jenny since 2007-04-29
15 henkhugo since 2007-05-15
16 nettaigyo since 2007-05-17
17 chris 1 (k: 4) since 2007-05-22
18 certan since 2007-05-22
19 Jools since 2007-05-25
20 fischkringli (k: 2) since 2007-06-04
21 spot86t (k: 2) since 2007-06-23
22 Kjlossman since 2007-07-16
23 Shralp since 2007-07-28
24 Breus (k: 9) since 2007-08-06
25 Revol (k: 3) since 2007-08-08
26 Bengt F since 2007-08-10
27 yogi69 (k: 5) since 2007-08-12
28 dracoz since 2007-08-19
29 Terrorblade90 (k: 2) since 2007-08-20; who writes, "A very little and energic catfish; he can change his colour It' s very sensitive. There is a morph of this fish: when this more-colourated form is just captured, he show a yellow-paint front theth in tank disappear very quickly"
30 Scubaguy (k: 4) since 2007-08-28
31 f3mg (k: 8) since 2007-09-03
32 Bigpig (k: 6) since 2007-09-19
33 Archinuke since 2007-10-02
34 jbmm (k: 3) since 2007-10-08
35 invaderwithkey (k: 2) since 2007-10-17
36 bslindgren (k: 5) since 2007-10-25; who writes, "I got these by mistake with a shipment of sae's. They have done very well, and seem very industrious in feeding on algae. A rather low-key fish that is a nice addition to the community tank. The last one disappeared in the summer of 2010"
37 tomh since 2007-10-28
38 wheel1 (k: 5) since 2007-11-17
39 dsmfishgal (k: 4) since 2007-12-05
40 FuglyDragon (k: 8) since 2007-12-24
41 glenny since 2008-01-01
42 zLoui since 2008-01-08
43 EdieBird since 2008-02-01
44 Allie72 (k: 3) since 2008-02-07
45 LUISGOREY since 2008-02-28
46 CoryLoachFreak since 2008-03-05
47 Yofman (k: 3) since 2008-03-06
48 Complexity (k: 8) since 2008-04-01; who writes, "Half of the 8 survived long term. I lost 3 of them when they got caught in a CO2 ladder. They would go into the channels, but couldn't go backwards to get back out. They sometimes shoal with my dwarf chain loaches."
49 kfreedman since 2008-04-13
50 DutchFry (k: 5) since 2008-04-24
51 Lyssa (k: 2) since 2008-05-06
52 briggadane (k: 11) since 2008-05-12
53 ashik (p: 2, k: 9) since 2008-05-13; who writes, "Bred in 15g tank. Filtered with Eheim 2215, aquaclear 30 powerhead, eco-complete substrate, some slate and caves, a large clump of java fern. Tank specs: 15 g (24" x 12"). Ammonia, nitrite, nitrate = 0, GH ~120, KH ~80, 81F, 12h light a day, full "
54 miravns (k: 2) since 2008-05-25
55 Fishaliciousfish (k: 12) since 2008-05-25
56 addictinganimal since 2008-05-26
57 inkyjenn (k: 4) since 2008-06-01; who writes, "these guys were being starved at a lfs. all had hollowed out bellies. after 48 hours in the quarantine tank every last scrap of algae was gone. they went readily to prepared foods and now are a fat happy bunch in my 55. "
58 AU Chief since 2008-06-07
59 LowCat (k: 6) since 2008-06-15
60 kellygirl (k: 3) since 2008-06-16
61 Mandrake (k: 2) since 2008-06-23
62 Lique since 2008-06-29
63 kubastanik (p: 2) since 2008-06-29
64 ASCauley (k: 2) since 2008-07-04
65 koter73 since 2008-08-10
66 Dipsausje (k: 10) since 2008-08-19
67 krb (k: 4) since 2008-09-14
68 evesonevo (k: 3) since 2008-09-23
69 nikelodeon79 since 2008-10-10
70 paul b 76 (k: 4) since 2008-10-20
71 tijani since 2008-10-21
72 s2man since 2008-11-24
73 GreenSynoMan (k: 5) since 2008-12-03
74 xander (k: 2) since 2008-12-07
75 GABear since 2009-01-03
76 otoguppylover (k: 3) since 2009-01-05; who writes, "i have several types of otos i dont know how many i have of each. dam petsmart inventory"
77 jquijano since 2009-01-05
78 deviating since 2009-01-19
79 Blonde1 since 2009-01-24
80 I_Xeno (k: 6) since 2009-02-11
81 James0816 (p: 2, k: 54) since 2009-03-01; who writes, "Last spawn: ~ 24-Apr-2010 - Egg Count Unknown. First spawn: 09-Apr-2009 Eggs Found: 16-Mar-2010 - 57 Eggs Found: 18-Mar-2010 - 59 Eggs Found: 27-Mar-2010 - 40 Eggs Found: 31-Mar-2010 - 23 Eggs Found: 01-Apr-2010 - 82 Eggs Found: 07-Apr-2010 - 26 Last spawn: 07-Apr-2010 - 26 Eggs found", "Juvenille Tank - over 50 occupants -Spawn discoverd on 26-Apr-2010 "
82 pbyrley since 2009-03-01
83 willis30 since 2009-03-09
84 fantonac since 2009-03-25
85 DiHo (k: 8) since 2009-04-28
86 h2opleco since 2009-05-12
87 Bristlenose 94 since 2009-06-02
88 corymkl since 2009-06-04
89 KTLM (k: 2) since 2009-06-19
90 Hitch since 2009-06-23
91 acidise since 2009-06-23
92 francistrus since 2009-07-12
93 biotope69 (k: 4) since 2009-08-10
94 vibaldi (k: 3) since 2009-09-24
95 OddOscar (k: 10) since 2009-09-26; who writes, "I got these fish on my birthday."
96 Gallywags (k: 10) since 2009-09-28
97 ayrtoninst (k: 14) since 2009-11-07
98 L number Banana (k: 2) since 2009-12-09; who writes, "8 unknowns are babies of one of the oto species but markings are like vittatus body and mariae tail, no white bar. Noticed the new ones Dec 7, 2009 Update winter 2012: Only 2 left like these ones - the otos with the square markings seem to have taken over."
99 Timberwolf (k: 5) since 2010-01-21
100 whiteymoza since 2010-01-31
101 Nx7 (k: 2) since 2010-02-17
102 somename since 2010-03-05
103 jadetristan (k: 10) since 2010-03-10
104 Barracuda518 (k: 3) since 2010-03-12
105 cosmicwonderer1 since 2010-03-12
106 joemc since 2010-03-12
107 sterlingtjones (k: 14) since 2010-04-16
108 Dalek Tzet (k: 4) since 2010-04-24
109 Kestrix since 2010-05-10
110 rhibear (k: 5) since 2010-05-18
111 Gertbl (k: 7) since 2010-09-14
112 LeeRoy (k: 10) since 2010-10-27; who writes, "These were listed as Otocinlus (Macrotocinclus ) Affinia but from looking a photos on here and the web I believe that they are vittatus."
113 MarcW (k: 3) since 2010-11-01
114 RickE since 2010-11-19
115 ginagv (k: 2) since 2010-12-08
116 littlebristlenose (p: 5, k: 11) since 2010-12-11
117 Feanaro (k: 3) since 2011-01-01
118 mike h since 2011-03-19
119 brianmc since 2011-03-21
120 jamieg192 (k: 3) since 2011-04-25
121 dkshadowwolf (p: 2, k: 8) since 2011-05-02
122 stefjane since 2011-05-22
123 Sotty (k: 3) since 2011-07-10
124 Black_flys (k: 4) since 2011-07-30
125 snowball (k: 8) since 2011-08-10
126 marangmic (p: 2, k: 10) since 2011-08-29
127 rmc (k: 6) since 2011-10-30
128 MHS since 2011-11-24
129 jp11biod since 2011-11-26
130 backstreetgambler since 2011-12-17
131 theonetruepath (k: 3) since 2012-01-04
132 Skägget since 2012-01-22
133 Bruton since 2012-02-24
134 Bastyns since 2012-03-01
135 gforcefx since 2012-03-10
136 hoblob since 2012-03-15
137 jmw (k: 10) since 2012-03-22
138 Chris5787 since 2012-04-06
139 xShovelnose (k: 2) since 2012-05-14; who writes, "Good fish..."
140 HERVE since 2012-05-18
141 metalface2 (k: 4) since 2012-05-27
142 Logqan since 2012-06-29
143 donpetty (k: 6) since 2012-07-07; who writes, "Petsmart has these guys for $1.00 each Great deal..."
144 TerriM (k: 5) since 2012-07-15
145 kiwiinoz since 2012-08-10
146 len.weideman (k: 8) since 2012-08-25
147 Laelori since 2012-09-06
148 Devonviolet (k: 3) since 2012-09-17; who writes, "Small tank containing only 3 otos and crystal red and black shrimp. RO water remineralised with salty bee minerals. Ph 6.5. Temp 20 degrees c. Ammonia 0, nitrite 0 nitrate 10. Typical tds 124-130. 1st eggs - gone the next day :-(."
149 technogeek since 2012-09-22
150 cinnamonsticks (k: 5) since 2012-10-01
151 puresp (k: 6) since 2012-10-07
152 guardianfyre since 2012-10-20
153 thereverendturtle since 2012-10-24
154 Albert (k: 7) since 2012-10-29
155 merit since 2012-10-31
156 lilu (p: 2, k: 3) since 2012-12-07
157 magicmarymac (k: 6) since 2012-12-11; who writes, "In with a Betta, three ghost shrimp, and one Mystery snail"
158 mjh712 (k: 4) since 2012-12-22
159 BallAquatics (k: 6) since 2013-01-01; who writes, "These were small run down fish as is often the case when they first come in. They have grown steadly by feeding Repashy "Soilent Green". First fry found 04/16/2013."
160 Jass since 2013-01-11
161 Valb68 since 2013-04-01
162 Narwhal72 since 2013-04-16
163 flatfish (k: 6) since 2013-05-08
164 ranmasan (k: 3) since 2013-06-02; who writes, "I see where they get the nickname "Little Monkeys" :)"
165 shad0wfish13 (k: 2) since 2013-07-01
166 telsonboy (k: 3) since 2013-07-20; who writes, "When in a 55-gal planted aquarium, temperatures dropped to 55F for over a week. Survived wonderfully!"
167 DKcincy since 2013-07-25
168 huds21 since 2013-10-08
169 lightseeker5000 (k: 4) since 2013-10-20
170 camtang since 2013-12-27
171 parrot1974 (k: 4) since 2014-04-12
172 Jumpmaster (p: 2) since 2014-05-15
173 bekateen (k: 3) since 2014-09-14
174 jamesyboy since 2014-09-30
175 OregonOutdoorsChris (p: 4, k: 23) since 2014-10-01
176 booitsme3109 since 2014-11-10
177 Knestis since 2014-11-18
178 CowBoYReX since 2014-11-23
179 dpm1 since 2014-12-15
180 Tamcon83 since 2015-01-05
181 justinkaseman since 2015-01-14
182 FerocactusLatispinus since 2015-03-06; who writes, "R.I.P. Otto. Was quite a speedy, happy little fellow. Loved exploring and eating off acres of driftwood. Grew quickly off a diet of algae, blanched veggies, and driftwood!"
183 TriLamb13 since 2015-03-17
184 indeliKate since 2015-04-05
185 jakkals since 2015-05-02
186 Catfishlady (k: 6) since 2015-05-08
187 barbax (k: 10) since 2015-05-20; who writes, "They love repashy and omega one veggie pellets. They also get blanched greens from time to time."
188 Baloo since 2015-06-10; who writes, "1 lone individual left of a group of store bought fish. Lives with a group of pygmy cories and schools with them."
189 Gerald CapeTown since 2015-07-18
190 slayer5590 (k: 2) since 2015-08-01; who writes, "Bought 8 more on 3/23/2016"
191 flatdog (k: 2) since 2015-08-19
192 Avasion since 2015-11-12
193 joclru (k: 5) since 2015-11-13
194 Waldsee since 2015-12-06
195 catfishchaos (p: 2, k: 2) since 2015-12-25; who writes, "Great algae eater"
196 diesel (k: 6) since 2016-01-15
197 Yo-han since 2016-02-13
198 lizcateyes (k: 3) since 2016-02-19; who writes, "Started off with 6, now none. Only corydoras."
199 kiwidu21 since 2016-02-25
200 shrimpkeeper222 since 2016-02-28
201 MatsJ since 2016-04-01
202 kvnbyl (p: 2) since 2016-08-26
203 MarlonnekeW (k: 9) since 2016-09-08
204 Chilo_glanis (k: 3) since 2017-01-01
205 mikeisrad since 2017-03-12
206 Electrocat since 2017-04-28
207 Weirder_weird since 2017-05-07
208 jodilynn (p: 2, k: 3) since 2017-08-26; who writes, "In a heavily planted 5 gallon with a small school of Harlequins and a dunno earred Betta. Mixture of plastic plants, live Anacharis, Marimo and Java moss, and good algae growth. Cholla and driftwood for munching and hiding on. Quite shy, rarely see all three."
209 CrazyCatLady (k: 2) since 2017-11-14
210 riverotter since 2017-12-21
211 KopyKat58 since 2018-01-13
212 angerygrover since 2018-04-16
213 Lycosid since 2018-04-29
214 Aquariophile since 2018-10-25
215 YumaFishResort (k: 11) since 2019-01-23
216 heroin_nee since 2019-01-26
217 Pongsansoy (k: 11) since 2019-09-02