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Re: black ghost fish AKA apteronotus albifrons

Posted By: Jeff Shafer <webmaster@aquaweb.pair.com>
Date: Friday, 6 February 1998, at 11:58 p.m.

In Response To: Re: black ghost fish AKA apteronotus albifrons (Allen)

Hi Allen,

On the advice of my lawyers, I must recommend against keeping a Ghost Fish. It would certainly be the safest action. :-) Seriously, though, does the pet store keep any other fish in the tank with it? Do you have an extra tank at home that you could put the ghost fish in for a while with a few feeder fish, to see how agressive it is? I personally wouldn't risk the Clown Loaches. (but then, I'm a bit biased in that respect.)

Jeff

P.S. This reminds me of the trouble I got in to a while back for saying that the Hora Loaches