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arawana ina 55galoon

Postby LG0815 » Sat May 10, 2008 6:27 pm

how big will a silver arawana get in a 55 gallon

how long will it live in 55 gallon
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Postby CichlidAndrew » Sat May 10, 2008 7:35 pm

It will outgrow that quite quickly. I do not reccommend it.
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Postby Desi<3 » Sat May 10, 2008 8:06 pm

it will get sick and die!
You shouldnt even try it.
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Postby PsYcHoTiC_MaDmAn » Sat May 10, 2008 8:55 pm

these are fish that can attain 1m (40")

sure being in that small an environment will have some impact on its overall size. however it will not stop it growing too big for the tank,

you need a BIG tank for arowana, personally I do not feel it is fair to keep these species overall, as with red tail catfish, these are fish that grow much larger than almost all fishkeepers can give adequate space to.

when you have tropical ponds (20' long +) then you start getting near to the spaces that these sorts of fish will appreciate. IMO fish need a MINIMUM of 6 times their body length to swim in, and preferably more (most of my sp have 12times)

before you buy it, consider living the rest of your life in a telephone box, would you be happy to just survive...
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Postby LG0815 » Sun May 11, 2008 11:04 am

no i am not evening thinking about it anymore i was only going to keep it in there for about 2 months anyway
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