Sparkling Blue Glass catfish ?

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Sparkling Blue Glass catfish ?

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Has anyone heard of a "Sparkling Blue Glass Catfish" its on a list of my LFS it is listed as this and Kryptopterus sp.

MY LFS hasn't ordered any as im looking for Blue Sheatfish Kryptopterus cryptopterus

Is anyone familiar with this name ?
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Re: Sparkling Blue Glass catfish ?

Post by panaque »

Unless they could find out more details, like catch location, or get photos, it is hard to predict what species would turn up.
I’ve seen Kryptopterus macrocephalus in Borneo turn neon blue on occasion. Perhaps other species do this too.
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