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Old 07-01-2013, 11:20 PM   #1
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Can i get this fish with my others?!

I currently have a 10g tank and am in the process of switching to a 55g. I have a parrot and a bala and I wanna know if I'll be able to get a figure eight puffer fish next. Someone help!
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Figure Eight Puffer fish are brackish, so, no. Also, the Bala Shark is too big for a 55 gallon tank, 75+ is the recommended minimum.
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Old 07-02-2013, 02:40 AM   #3
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Bala sharks are also social so you'd need to get your shark some companions of his own species.
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Yeah, forgot to mention that. IMO, a 55 gal can't support that.
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Most people advise at least a 125 for balas I believe.
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Yeah, the Bala's get longer than the 55 gal is wide.
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