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Old 02-02-2014, 05:13 PM   #11
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It was a beast! Thing was well over 3 feet and fat as heck

What size tank did you have a 3ft aro in
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Old 02-02-2014, 05:23 PM   #12
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What size tank did you have a 3ft aro in
I didn't, it was at the national aquarium in probably a 10,000 gallon aquarium
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To tell the truth I can't stand silver aros

You have a 99.9% chance that it will get drop eye a condition when one eye starts to hang down

If you live in the US you have 5 options for Arowana

Silver
Black
African Arowana
Jardini
Leicheti (spelt wrong)

The black aro is the best option as they look like silver but stay smaller and don't get drop eye

Lei are rare and expensive

Jardini are super aggressive and you won't be able to keep other fish with it once it gets past 12" the good thing is they stay smaller at 24" and can live in a 6x2

African aro don't look like an aro

If you live anywhere else apart from the US then get a Asian aro yes they are expensive for the better colour ones but you can get a green for about £150

Asian aro are the top of the high end fish market I paid close to $2,000 for my chilli red
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To tell the truth I can't stand silver aros

You have a 99.9% chance that it will get drop eye a condition when one eye starts to hang down

If you live in the US you have 5 options for Arowana

Silver
Black
African Arowana
Jardini
Leicheti (spelt wrong)

The black aro is the best option as they look like silver but stay smaller and don't get drop eye

Lei are rare and expensive

Jardini are super aggressive and you won't be able to keep other fish with it once it gets past 12" the good thing is they stay smaller at 24" and can live in a 6x2

African aro don't look like an aro

If you live anywhere else apart from the US then get a Asian aro yes they are expensive for the better colour ones but you can get a green for about £150

Asian aro are the top of the high end fish market I paid close to $2,000 for my chilli red

Do they need to be kept in schools?
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T1 you use in the USA :O ?
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Do they need to be kept in schools?

You need something bigger than a 250 gallon just to keep one so keeping a school is basically a no go.
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25o is fine I believe
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T1 you use in the USA :O ?

No I live in the UK

As for keeping more than one it can work but chances are slim

You need to buy min 6 and let them grow together then pair off around 14"
This will only work with silver or asain aros

Jardini will kill each other fast even if you had 20 they wod kill each other fast

Asan aros are very expensive I had a tank full of about 12 Asian aros worth about $1800-2000
I had them in a 350g hoping to get a pair
The only way to get a pair is to pack loads into a small space if you give then to much room they will rip each other to bits

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No I live in the UK

As for keeping more than one it can work but chances are slim

You need to buy min 6 and let them grow together then pair off around 14"
This will only work with silver or asain aros

Jardini will kill each other fast even if you had 20 they wod kill each other fast

Asan aros are very expensive I had a tank full of about 12 Asian aros worth about $1800-2000
I had them in a 350g hoping to get a pair
The only way to get a pair is to pack loads into a small space if you give then to much room they will rip each other to bits

This is a video of my group
http://youtu.be/ZzAhCqHJbzk

Gorgeous tank! Man that flagtail prochilodus is a monster! Some people don't know how massive those guys can get!
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