How Fast do Catfish Grow (in a pond? in a tank?)

How Fast do Catfish Grow (in a pond? in a tank?)

Whether you’re looking into getting catfish for your pond or your freshwater tank, you’re probably wondering how big they will get and how quickly. This is an understandable question because many of us have other marine life and costs to consider before purchasing new catfish. How fast do catfish grow? Catfish reach sexual maturity at…

Will Catfish Eat Shrimp?

Will Catfish Eat Shrimp?

Whether you’re a freshwater tank owner or a fisherman, you’re probably wondering about the different creatures catfish eat. Specifically, will catfish eat shrimp? As a tank owner, you want compatible animals and appropriate feed for your catfish. As a fisherman, you want the best bait that will score you the next record-breaking catfish. So one…

Are Catfish Bottom Feeders? (or top feeders)

Are Catfish Bottom Feeders? (or top feeders)

Named for their resemblance to the cat due to their barbels which resemble whiskers, catfish are a unique and diverse group of fish, with approximately three thousand species known to date.┬áThe large number of species leads to a wide range of differences in habitat, behavior, and diet. So, are catfish bottom feeders? Yes, some species…

How Deep Does a Pond Need to be for Catfish?

How Deep Does a Pond Need to be for Catfish?

Whether you’re looking to balance your pond populations, experience great catfishing, or just clean up your overgrown algae, catfish can be a great addition to your freshwater pond. Before running to the pet store, first, you’ll want to make sure your pond offers the proper conditions to suit catfish life. How deep does a pond…