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No. All keepers listed by when they started keeping this species
1 Aquariophile since 0000-00-00
2 apistomaster (k: 10) since 1966-05-20; who writes, "Kept frquently over the years."
3 naturalart (k: 5) since 1989-10-11
4 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."
5 synoguy (k: 4) since 2006-03-22
6 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."
7 nvcichlids (k: 12) since 2006-06-30
8 Kostas (k: 10) since 2006-07-13
9 kcmt01 since 2007-02-25
10 Tulio since 2007-02-26
11 Travis_Conklin since 2007-03-26
12 Frank the L (k: 5) since 2007-04-01
13 catxx (k: 3) since 2007-04-20; who writes, "originally a trio"
14 traumatic since 2007-04-20
15 jenny since 2007-04-29
16 henkhugo since 2007-05-15
17 nettaigyo since 2007-05-17
18 chris 1 (k: 4) since 2007-05-22
19 certan since 2007-05-22
20 Jools since 2007-05-25
21 fischkringli (k: 2) since 2007-06-04
22 spot86t (k: 2) since 2007-06-23
23 Kjlossman since 2007-07-16
24 Shralp since 2007-07-28
25 Breus (k: 9) since 2007-08-06
26 Revol (k: 3) since 2007-08-08
27 Bengt F since 2007-08-10
28 yogi69 (k: 5) since 2007-08-12
29 dracoz since 2007-08-19
30 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"
31 Scubaguy (k: 4) since 2007-08-28
32 f3mg (k: 8) since 2007-09-03
33 Bigpig (k: 6) since 2007-09-19
34 Archinuke since 2007-10-02
35 jbmm (k: 3) since 2007-10-08
36 invaderwithkey (k: 2) since 2007-10-17
37 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"
38 tomh since 2007-10-28
39 wheel1 (k: 5) since 2007-11-17
40 dsmfishgal (k: 4) since 2007-12-05
41 FuglyDragon (k: 8) since 2007-12-24
42 glenny since 2008-01-01
43 zLoui since 2008-01-08
44 EdieBird since 2008-02-01
45 Allie72 (k: 3) since 2008-02-07
46 LUISGOREY since 2008-02-28
47 CoryLoachFreak since 2008-03-05
48 Yofman (k: 3) since 2008-03-06
49 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."
50 kfreedman since 2008-04-13
51 DutchFry (k: 5) since 2008-04-24
52 Lyssa (k: 2) since 2008-05-06
53 briggadane (k: 11) since 2008-05-12
54 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 "
55 miravns (k: 2) since 2008-05-25
56 Fishaliciousfish (k: 12) since 2008-05-25
57 addictinganimal since 2008-05-26
58 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. "
59 AU Chief since 2008-06-07
60 LowCat (k: 6) since 2008-06-15
61 kellygirl (k: 3) since 2008-06-16
62 Mandrake (k: 2) since 2008-06-23
63 Lique since 2008-06-29
64 kubastanik (p: 2) since 2008-06-29
65 ASCauley (k: 2) since 2008-07-04
66 koter73 since 2008-08-10
67 Dipsausje (k: 10) since 2008-08-19
68 krb (k: 4) since 2008-09-14
69 evesonevo (k: 3) since 2008-09-23
70 nikelodeon79 since 2008-10-10
71 paul b 76 (k: 4) since 2008-10-20
72 tijani since 2008-10-21
73 s2man since 2008-11-24
74 GreenSynoMan (k: 5) since 2008-12-03
75 xander (k: 2) since 2008-12-07
76 GABear since 2009-01-03
77 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"
78 jquijano since 2009-01-05
79 deviating since 2009-01-19
80 Blonde1 since 2009-01-24
81 I_Xeno (k: 6) since 2009-02-11
82 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 "
83 pbyrley since 2009-03-01
84 willis30 since 2009-03-09
85 fantonac since 2009-03-25
86 DiHo (k: 8) since 2009-04-28
87 h2opleco since 2009-05-12
88 Bristlenose 94 since 2009-06-02
89 corymkl since 2009-06-04
90 KTLM (k: 2) since 2009-06-19
91 Hitch since 2009-06-23
92 acidise since 2009-06-23
93 francistrus since 2009-07-12
94 biotope69 (k: 4) since 2009-08-10
95 vibaldi (k: 3) since 2009-09-24
96 OddOscar (k: 10) since 2009-09-26; who writes, "I got these fish on my birthday."
97 Gallywags (k: 10) since 2009-09-28
98 ayrtoninst (k: 14) since 2009-11-07
99 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."
100 Timberwolf (k: 5) since 2010-01-21
101 whiteymoza since 2010-01-31
102 Nx7 (k: 2) since 2010-02-17
103 somename since 2010-03-05
104 jadetristan (k: 10) since 2010-03-10
105 Barracuda518 (k: 3) since 2010-03-12
106 cosmicwonderer1 since 2010-03-12
107 joemc since 2010-03-12
108 sterlingtjones (k: 14) since 2010-04-16
109 Dalek Tzet (k: 4) since 2010-04-24
110 Kestrix since 2010-05-10
111 rhibear (k: 5) since 2010-05-18
112 Gertbl (k: 7) since 2010-09-14
113 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."
114 MarcW (k: 3) since 2010-11-01
115 RickE since 2010-11-19
116 ginagv (k: 2) since 2010-12-08
117 littlebristlenose (p: 5, k: 11) since 2010-12-11
118 Feanaro (k: 3) since 2011-01-01
119 mike h since 2011-03-19
120 brianmc since 2011-03-21
121 jamieg192 (k: 3) since 2011-04-25
122 dkshadowwolf (p: 2, k: 8) since 2011-05-02
123 stefjane since 2011-05-22
124 Sotty (k: 3) since 2011-07-10
125 Black_flys (k: 4) since 2011-07-30
126 snowball (k: 8) since 2011-08-10
127 marangmic (p: 2, k: 10) since 2011-08-29
128 rmc (k: 6) since 2011-10-30
129 MHS since 2011-11-24
130 jp11biod since 2011-11-26
131 backstreetgambler since 2011-12-17
132 theonetruepath (k: 3) since 2012-01-04
133 Skägget since 2012-01-22
134 Bruton since 2012-02-24
135 Bastyns since 2012-03-01
136 gforcefx since 2012-03-10
137 hoblob since 2012-03-15
138 jmw (k: 10) since 2012-03-22
139 Chris5787 since 2012-04-06
140 xShovelnose (k: 2) since 2012-05-14; who writes, "Good fish..."
141 HERVE since 2012-05-18
142 metalface2 (k: 4) since 2012-05-27
143 Logqan since 2012-06-29
144 donpetty (k: 6) since 2012-07-07; who writes, "Petsmart has these guys for $1.00 each Great deal..."
145 TerriM (k: 5) since 2012-07-15
146 kiwiinoz since 2012-08-10
147 len.weideman (k: 8) since 2012-08-25
148 Laelori since 2012-09-06
149 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 :-(."
150 technogeek since 2012-09-22
151 cinnamonsticks (k: 5) since 2012-10-01
152 puresp (k: 6) since 2012-10-07
153 guardianfyre since 2012-10-20
154 thereverendturtle since 2012-10-24
155 Albert (k: 7) since 2012-10-29
156 merit since 2012-10-31
157 lilu (p: 2, k: 3) since 2012-12-07
158 magicmarymac (k: 6) since 2012-12-11; who writes, "In with a Betta, three ghost shrimp, and one Mystery snail"
159 mjh712 (k: 4) since 2012-12-22
160 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."
161 Jass since 2013-01-11
162 Valb68 since 2013-04-01
163 Narwhal72 since 2013-04-16
164 flatfish (k: 6) since 2013-05-08
165 ranmasan (k: 3) since 2013-06-02; who writes, "I see where they get the nickname "Little Monkeys" :)"
166 shad0wfish13 (k: 2) since 2013-07-01
167 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!"
168 DKcincy since 2013-07-25
169 huds21 since 2013-10-08
170 lightseeker5000 (k: 4) since 2013-10-20
171 camtang since 2013-12-27
172 parrot1974 (k: 4) since 2014-04-12
173 Jumpmaster (p: 2) since 2014-05-15
174 bekateen (k: 3) since 2014-09-14
175 jamesyboy since 2014-09-30
176 OregonOutdoorsChris (p: 4, k: 23) since 2014-10-01
177 booitsme3109 since 2014-11-10
178 Knestis since 2014-11-18
179 CowBoYReX since 2014-11-23
180 dpm1 since 2014-12-15
181 Tamcon83 since 2015-01-05
182 justinkaseman since 2015-01-14
183 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!"
184 TriLamb13 since 2015-03-17
185 indeliKate since 2015-04-05
186 jakkals since 2015-05-02
187 Catfishlady (k: 6) since 2015-05-08
188 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."
189 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."
190 Gerald CapeTown since 2015-07-18
191 slayer5590 (k: 2) since 2015-08-01; who writes, "Bought 8 more on 3/23/2016"
192 flatdog (k: 2) since 2015-08-19
193 Avasion since 2015-11-12
194 joclru (k: 5) since 2015-11-13
195 Waldsee since 2015-12-06
196 catfishchaos (p: 2, k: 2) since 2015-12-25; who writes, "Great algae eater"
197 diesel (k: 6) since 2016-01-15
198 Yo-han since 2016-02-13
199 lizcateyes (k: 3) since 2016-02-19; who writes, "Started off with 6, down to 3 that have been in this tank."
200 kiwidu21 since 2016-02-25
201 shrimpkeeper222 since 2016-02-28
202 MatsJ (k: 9) since 2016-04-01
203 kvnbyl (p: 2) since 2016-08-26
204 MarlonnekeW (k: 4) since 2016-09-08
205 Chilo_glanis (k: 3) since 2017-01-01
206 mikeisrad since 2017-03-12
207 Electrocat since 2017-04-28
208 Weirder_weird since 2017-05-07
209 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."
210 CrazyCatLady (k: 2) since 2017-11-14
211 riverotter since 2017-12-21
212 KopyKat58 since 2018-01-13
213 angerygrover since 2018-04-16
214 Lycosid since 2018-04-29