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The quick find topic

Post by Jools » Thu Dec 04, 2014 11:40 am

Hi,

You've probably found this topic because you were trying to find a species using the "catfish quickfind" search box and clicked the "Can't find it?" link.

So, please reply and tell us two things. (a) What did you, exactly please, type into the quick find box and (b) a longer description of what catfish you were trying to find.

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Post by Jools » Tue Dec 23, 2014 8:23 pm

ang0958 wrote:My fish was sick .I need someone help.
This thread is for people searching for a species of catfish on this website and need help finding it on this website. Please post your request for help in the right husbandry forum depending on what species it is.

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which catfish do i have?

Post by rbhamra76 » Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:35 am

Hi, i recently brought a catfish and i cant remember what the man in the shop called it so im hoping you can help identify the species please? its the same one in the picture on your home page... all i know is that is can grow to 45 cm long and eats algae and dead fish...
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Re: which catfish do i have?

Post by Marine590622 » Tue Jul 07, 2015 2:03 am

rbhamra76 wrote:Hi, i recently brought a catfish and i cant remember what the man in the shop called it so im hoping you can help identify the species please? its the same one in the picture on your home page... all i know is that is can grow to 45 cm long and eats algae and dead fish...
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Re: The quick find topic

Post by Kaelabaela » Sun Oct 16, 2016 12:15 am

What kind of catfish is this?? I got him from a donation tank at my local aquarium and the owner had called him a farlowella catfish.but when I look on google the pictures look nothing like him. Help!

He looks like a feather fin but has a solid silver stripe down his side and has black and grey spots
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Re: The quick find topic

Post by catfishchaos » Sun Oct 16, 2016 1:43 am

Looks like Synodontis eupterus with Lateral line disease.

Further reading about that here and some other threads that pop up when you serch Lateral Line Disease in the "Forum" Search
http://www.planetcatfish.com/forum/view ... se#p283462
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Re: The quick find topic

Post by bekateen » Sun Oct 16, 2016 5:09 am

Agreed. Feather fin synodontis (S. eupterus) with lateral line erosion.

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Re: The quick find topic

Post by Kaelabaela » Sun Oct 16, 2016 5:34 am

Is lateral line erosion harmful? I have cichlids in the same tank, is it something that can effect them?

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Re: The quick find topic

Post by catfishchaos » Sun Oct 16, 2016 2:16 pm

Kaelabaela wrote:Is lateral line erosion harmful? I have cichlids in the same tank, is it something that can effect them?
No as far as I understand its a sign of a deficiency of some sort- its not contagious but other synos being kept the same way will probably develop it because they are in the same conditions
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Re: The quick find topic

Post by Halolady » Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:21 pm

Green dragon longfin pleco and I can't find it here but on other websites I can that makes me sad

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Re: The quick find topic

Post by bekateen » Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:48 pm

Halolady wrote:
Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:21 pm
Green dragon longfin pleco and I can't find it here but on other websites I can that makes me sad
Hi Halolady,

Welcome to PlanetCatfish.

The Green dragon longfin pleco is considered to be a genetically line-bred form of Ancistrus cf_cirrhosus. Any information on that species catalog page will apply to your green dragon.

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Re: The quick find topic

Post by Dave Rinaldo » Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:54 pm

Why are are there multiple topics that have nothing to do with the OP?
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Re: The quick find topic

Post by bekateen » Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:34 pm

Dave Rinaldo wrote:
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:54 pm
Why are are there multiple topics that have nothing to do with the OP?
Hi Dave,

This is an odd thread, but I think it's a catch-all for people who couldn't find a fish. WRT the last two posts, Halolady was trying to find the green dragon pleco, so she posted here (as requested in the OP), and I was answering her. IDK about the other posts prior to Halolady's.

With specific reference to the green dragon BN, I understand and fully agree with the principle followed by PCF to resist leaping at every new common name tossed around by breeders and retailers, just to make their fish sound unique and enhance sales. However, since the variety of line-bred strains of BNs has already garnered for itself recognition in the forms of several variants being listed in the CLOG (ABN, calicos, super reds, long fins, etc.), IMHO it seems worthwhile to acknowledge the existence of other very widely available strains and their common names, at least for these BNs. So I've added the green dragon to the common name list and to the "variant" list for Ancistrus cf_cirrhosus.

Cheers, Eric

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