Tankmates for a Banjo Catfish

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  1. stauchistory

    stauchistory Feather Duster

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    Does anyone know good tankmates for a Banjo Catfish? Since I moved all my FW fish to a large tank, I can keep an eye on him better. Yesterday he buried himself in the sand, and he was still there this morning. When I give him sinking algae wafers, the other fish get them before he has a chance. I just want to ensure he is eating but it's difficult with the other fish being so outgoing.

    Should he be in his own tank perhaps?
     
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  3. ReefBruh

    ReefBruh Giant Squid

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    I would try floating pellets to distract the fish and use the sinking pellets to feed him. Just an idea.
     
  4. stauchistory

    stauchistory Feather Duster

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    I tried that with flakes, and put a wafer by the catfish. He didn't budge, but once the other fish found it, they bothered him so much he buried himself back in the sand.
     
  5. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I think banjos are more active a night so put a wafer in after lights out. Don't put any small fish in unless you want them to be feeders for the cat.