Catfish are bottom-feeding fish that don't have scales. They use their long feelers, or barbels, which resemble a cat's whiskers, to seek out food. Catfish can live in both salt and freshwater. The fins on a catfish have... More » Pets & Animals Pets Aquatic Pets

Funny facts include that a flock of crows is called a murder and that polar bears can eat up to 86 penguins in one sitting. Another funny fact is that catfish are the only animals with an odd number of whiskers naturally... More » Hobbies & Games Jokes

Some funny and useless facts are that a cow can be led up stairs but not down them, a mammal that cannot jump is the elephant and it is impossible for a crocodile to stick out its tongue. The crocodile is unable to do th... More » Hobbies & Games Jokes
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Ideally, pet oscar fish should be given a diet similar to the one they have in the wild, namely insects, small shrimp, crayfish, catfish, fruit that has fallen into the water, algae and plants. In the wild, the latter tw... More » Pets & Animals Pets Aquatic Pets

Cory cats are South American freshwater catfish from the genus Corydoras. Cory cats are characterized by their small size and facial whiskers, though their appearance varies widely by species. They are bottom dwellers th... More » Pets & Animals Pets Aquatic Pets

High levels of ammonia, nitrate, nitrite or pH concentrations are common reasons why cory catfish die, according to veterinary doctors Foster and Smith. Other common causes of death include unregulated aquarium water tem... More » Pets & Animals Pets Aquatic Pets