According to research performed at Mississippi State University, albino channel catfish are a rare find in the wild. However, an appreciated aquarium fish, the albino is very popular in the aquatic trade and is more prev... More »

The South American bumblebee catfish (Microglanis iheringi) is a vibrant-colored species native to the fast-flowing rivers of Venezuela. Its peaceful temperament and colorful appearance make it a popular addition to aqua... More »

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The spotted Raphael catfish is a popular aquarium species of the Doradidae family. Native to South American rivers, it is identified by the irregular pattern of brilliant white to pale yellow spots on its dark brown to b... More »

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A whiptail catfish is a kind of small tropical fish with fleshy whiskers on the end of its snout and an extremely slender, eel-like body. It is also known as the twig catfish due to its resemblance to a submerged twig. T... More »

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To properly care for a Pangasius catfish, sometimes called an iridescent shark, house one or more in a tank that is at least 100 gallons, keep the temperature from between 72 and 79 degrees Fahrenheit and keep them in a ... More »

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Purchase catfish for pond stocking from a local or regional fish farm or pond management agency. Dunn's Fish Farm in Fittstown, Oklahoma, Foster Lake and Pond Management in North Carolina and the Freshwater Fish Company ... More »

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A red-tailed catfish is a large, long-whiskered member of the catfish family native to South America. Its tail fin is orange or red. These bottom-dwelling freshwater fish live in rivers, streams, lakes and ponds. More »

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