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Re: spotted bullheads

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From: Moontanman at aol_com <Moontanman at aol_com>

>I have two fish which I think may be spotted bullheads, they have the
>bullhead shape dark on top irregular shaped spots on sides all the barbels
>black.  I think I have male and female, I have had them for about a year
>The one I think is female is about 8" long the male about 6."  Can anyone
>confirm my identification?  How about breeding, husbandry instructions?
>were sold to me in a pet shop as rare south American bullheads, it seems
>unlikely this is true.  How large can I expect them to get if they are
>bullheads.  Thanks....

I can see that I am going to have to bring at least some of my references
home. This is not much to go on for an ID at this point, but do they have
deeply forked tails or very slightly forked to nearly squared off or rounded

Ed Matheson