Jabbawockymark Jabbawockymark
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Catfish type? #1
Can anyone tell me what sort of catfish this is plz,

Thanks

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  • Posted on: 11/2 21:24
Re: Catfish type? #2
Not 100% certain but it looks like a juvenile bristlenose pleco. It will grow to about 5 inches long and if it's male will develop bristles on its face/nose as it matures; if it's female it may get a few small bristles on the mouth area, but none on the nose. Link below to more info and pictures of this species for confirmation:
https://www.planetcatfish.com/common/species.php?species_id=49
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Re: Catfish type? #3
That is definitely a bristlenosed pleco. I only know because I have one - bought because I was assured they only grow to about 6in max. Mine also poops for England!