Pooh the catfish (of Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps species), the longest-lived pet in the Lavonius clan has owned, moved to new quarters today.
And that’s not an euphemism for a relocation to a convenient body of water. Even though the hardy catfish have spread quite a bit beyond the original range of Amazon on account of the aquatic trade, the finnish winter would probably overwhelm them (though I do recall an article about a tropical catfish found in a swedish lake, but cannot obviously find it now).
Nope, the fifteen+ year old loricariid that had slowly overgrown its 250 liter quarters was given a new home by the friendly folks at Leppävaario. Eaxctly the place where I bought the pleco in 1993. Then its length was close to two inches, when measured a couple of weeks ago it had grown to twelve (tail omitted).