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Old 04-10-2005, 02:04 PM   #11
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[quote="JM"]I just looked up silvertip shark and they get like 8ft. Do you mean whitetip shark. Because that isn't really a shark, its a catfish that lives in brackish water. They call them whitetip shark catfish. I don't want a catfish i wanted a shark, however i am not getting one because there aren't any "true" sharks that are small enough.[/quote

I know it's a catfish. Around here they are called silvertips, and they resemble a shark with their swimming motions. It was just a suggestion.

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Old 11-27-2005, 06:46 PM   #12
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Look into the Epaulette Shark, horn shark, carpet shark and all of the smaller ones.

The only way that you can keep even one shark on 3' or smaller and let it be happy is this formula. There is formula on how to determine the tank size. I believe it is 3 times the length of the shark full grown and 2 times the length for the width of the tank. As for the height it is 36" and up.

With this formula that I found, this is what you get for ONE shark.
Use the Calculators at the top in the menu to do some more research. You will see that it takes a lot more to take care of these wonderful sharks then you though. May I sagest you buy a book based on the smaller sharks, you will learn as much as I did if not more.

36" tall
108" long
72" wide
Gives you a grand Total= 1,211 Gallons

This is what I know, Hope it helped
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