building a "big" Potamotrygon/SA Catfishes tank

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interesting video of an Astronotus, guarding... but guarding what ???



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just for fun :

feeding the Arowanas & Cichlas :

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we all live in a yellow submarine… :d

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Great movies ! The cihclas are great.....very nice

Probaly the astronautus guarding fry ??
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Back from the 4. L-Number Days in Hannover, I discovered my fish being quite hungry and agressive towards eachother... Take a look at the first feeding for 4 days...



Agreed, nothing to do with catfish... but awesome all the same...
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The cichlas are really hungry...:)
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an update of the Big One…

with a fascinating close up sequence of Panaque schaeferi "scrunching" a cucumber.
and a few others…

enjoy !

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Nice!

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The panaque seems to be a big guy....45 cm ???

Nice footage :)
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The screwdriver drives me nuts :D :D Nice Tank/Pond!
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rob rensen wrote:The panaque seems to be a big guy....45 cm ???

Nice footage :)
Yep ! Almost 5 years old and >45 cm TL
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Jobro wrote:The screwdriver drives me nuts :D :D Nice Tank/Pond!
sometimes, you just need a weight to drop down this F.... cucumber
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quite a long time...

a quick shot of Panaque schaeferi

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Wow...amazing tank. Thx for sharing. Please post more
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ElTofi wrote:quite a long time...

a quick shot of Panaque schaeferi


These are livebearers, right? Uhm I mean livefood xD
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a short vid which was sleeping on my smartphone...



out of Catfish scope, but...
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Very cool. Thanks so much for the update. I'm sure I'm not alone in saying we all enjoy seeing the updates and see how your tank and fish are doing after all these years. I've followed this thread since the beginning and it's nice to see it's still going strong.
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shame on me... I've just realized I didn't feed the topic here properly, even with (quite) stunning vids on Panaques shot during these last months...

my fault...

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undate in population in 2017 :

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Love it!

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