Monday, October 3, 2011

"Rufus"

 Here's  another contender for the new fish series, the very skittish "Rufus". Rufus  never fully adapted after his move from Gloucester to Portland Maine after which:  he spooked easily evidenced by continual incontinentence.

.  Here's more info about this freshwater catfish, common to South and Central America, that is favored in freshwater aquariums.
  Rufus is the second Pleco that lived with us.  the first one
Magnus grew to 8 inches or so. He would rise to the surface for feeding with the other fish and would let me rub his tummy.  Magnus succumbed after a move which required the emptying and re-establishment of the tank.  

best,
deb


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