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Old 05-30-2004, 03:40 PM   #1
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lemon shark

ok on some websites they offer lemon sharks but they dont offer the scientific name so i cant do an image search on what they look like. does anybody know how i can find out what they look like. i found some pictures but i dont think you can keep the 1s that i found in an aquarium
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http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/Galler...emonShark.html

Clearly inappropriate for aquariums. IMO, no sharks should be kept by private owners, period. They belong in the wild or in spacious public aquariums where they receive constant care.

What size tank do you have? People could suggest appropriate fish- it doesn't have to be big to be interesting.
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AFAIK, Lemon sharks get to around 10 feet and are at least a foot long at birth. It's not at all feasible to keep one at home.
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Oops, double post.
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well im thinkin of building a tank around 700 gal
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Still nowhere near big enough IMO, not to mention the specialist training you'd probably need to care for such an animal.
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I agree with Atari.

700g doesn't cut it.
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when are you going to build this tank? I have heard you talk about building one anywhere from 100-300 and now 700. Have you decided on an exact size yet? And where are you going to put such a large tank? Just wondering.
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a ten foot shark needs a 3000 gallon tank.
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