"Chocolate Catfish"

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"Chocolate Catfish"

Post by jodilynn » Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:08 pm

I always knew these as Hara hara or Moth Catfish, Stone Catfish?
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Post by bekateen » Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:38 pm

Did your LFS label them as chocolate catfish? Sounds like a made-up name. Yes, I've seen Erethistes jerdoni and Erethistes hara offered as anchor catfish and moth catfish.

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Re: "Chocolate Catfish"

Post by jodilynn » Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:48 pm

Yes Eric that was what they were labeled as.
They seem a little too grey and black to be Erethistes jerdoni, perhaps E. hara?

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Re: "Chocolate Catfish"

Post by bekateen » Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:57 am

jodilynn wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:48 pm
Yes Eric that was what they were labeled as.
They seem a little too grey and black to be Erethistes jerdoni, perhaps E. hara?
I believe yours are E. jerdoni, based on how long the pectoral spines are. The CLOG says the long pectoral spines are distinctive of this species.

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Re: "Chocolate Catfish"

Post by jodilynn » Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:46 am

I am trying to figure out if they eat Malaysian Trumpet Snails.

There was a huge population in the quarantine tank they are in. Today I looked and there are a ton of empty shells...? :-??
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Re: "Chocolate Catfish"

Post by Mrsomethingfishy » Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:10 am

Thats a cool looking cat. looks like it could cause a nice wound if they wanted to lol

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