not sure what this algae eater is....

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ok I had a customer at work offer me this giant algae eater and i'm not sure what it is I wish I had a dig cam so I could post a pic.. but its like dark green body and has a bristled nose and looks similar to an siamese algae eater in body style any thoughts as to what it could be a or even if anyone knows a site that may have pics of somethign that sounds similar to this?
 

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Browse through planet catfish under ancistrus. Bristlenose are in this family and that sounds like what it is. How giant is it?
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he's 9inches long and around his head is like a 4 inch girth and around his tail is an 1 1/2 inch girth
 
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I don't think so cause he's shaped more like a siamese algae eater in body style..... and has like bristles or sponge like nose and a pointed forhead he's really ugly lol but yet sweet looking! ;D
 

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Pictures!! Pictures!!! We need pictures!! LOL
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lol I would if I could but I don't have a digital cam or any camera for that matter :-[
 

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any chance of borrowing a camera or someones camera phone?! we'd love to see this beast of a fish! sounds fantastic!! if I lived near you i'd have a go at snapping it for you (and my pics are really fuzzy but better than nowt!!)lol
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