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Lothian Fishkeepers Presents - The Catfish Study Group!

Well Guys,

First of all I would like to thank everybody who came along on Sunday for our event. Without your support, it wouldn't be possible. I also want to thank The Catfish Study Group for giving us the opportunity to share their knowledge and experiences. I hope we can do it again soon.


Sundays focus was on sharing information with Pleco keepers/breeders to help them understand more about these fish. The day started with a very interesting talk from Julian Dignall. Having personal experience of catching L-Number pleco in their natural habitat, Jools explained that learning about where these fish come from helps us to understand what they eat and why they eat it.

Julian went into detail about how you can tell a lot about you pleco just by looking at the mouth. You can tell what they eat, wether they live in fast or slow flowing water and much more.

The plecos that live in faster flowing water require strong mouths to hold onto the rocks. Jools has made many trips to study and …