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Old 08-30-2013, 10:49 PM   #1
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Freshwater Stringray Care

Does anyone have experience with freshwater rays.
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Old 08-30-2013, 11:02 PM   #2
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No personally experience but they require a very large tank. A 6x2 footprint is the minimum tank size for one.
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Old 08-31-2013, 07:38 AM   #3
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The tank size wouldn't be an issue because it would be going in a large indoor pond
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Old 08-31-2013, 07:45 AM   #4
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I have no expierience with them , other than pettif them at the zoo
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Old 08-31-2013, 07:45 AM   #5
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But please post pics of the pool !! This sounds like a thread that could be interesting
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Old 08-31-2013, 08:48 AM   #6
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It's going to be a while I'm grounded from my fish so but eventually it will be build.
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Old 08-31-2013, 09:31 AM   #7
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I have been keeping rays for over 20 years

They are very easy to care for as long as you have the tank space ask what you want

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I have no expierience with them , other than pettif them at the zoo
That wouldn't have been fresh water rays you petted at the zoo it would have been salt water
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Old 08-31-2013, 11:32 AM   #9
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It's going to be a while I'm grounded from my fish so but eventually it will be build.
Grounded from fish? I would die!!
What happens when your grounded? Do you still get your water changes/feedings in?
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Old 08-31-2013, 01:04 PM   #10
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I have been keeping rays for over 20 years

They are very easy to care for as long as you have the tank space ask what you want
That's great! Nice rays!
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Old 08-31-2013, 01:07 PM   #11
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Yes I still do the all that I just can't sit and watch them:/ My parents realized that's the only way that they can punish me because that is the only thing I own I really care about a lot:/ lol I'm not your average teenage guy hahaha
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Old 08-31-2013, 01:16 PM   #12
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Does anyone have experience with freshwater rays.
I have no experience with them but i did some research on it once for my 55g south american tank and found one called a teacup which gets to 14in max, they need atleast a 75g tank and will do fine in it
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Old 08-31-2013, 01:17 PM   #13
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Yes I still do the all that I just can't sit and watch them:/ My parents realized that's the only way that they can punish me because that is the only thing I own I really care about a lot:/ lol I'm not your average teenage guy hahaha
Oh my god that would kill me I'd be so sad!
I'm not the average teenage girl either lol. This is all I really care about too (besides my boyfriend haha)
But the tank is in my room so... Good luck grounding me from it lol.
You know you're addicted to fish when you don't even go on Facebook you spend all of your time on this website instead. Hahaha!
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Old 08-31-2013, 01:21 PM   #14
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Oh my god that would kill me I'd be so sad!
I'm not the average teenage girl either lol. This is all I really care about too (besides my boyfriend haha)
But the tank is in my room so... Good luck grounding me from it lol.
You know you're addicted to fish when you don't even go on Facebook you spend all of your time on this website instead. Hahaha!
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Well it was in my room and they moved it:/ it's really awful! Sometimes. I would rather be with me fish then my girlfriend but don't tell her that! Lol
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Does anyone know what water params the black diamond rays need?
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I have no experience with them but i did some research on it once for my 55g south american tank and found one called a teacup which gets to 14in max, they need atleast a 75g tank and will do fine in it
You needed to do more reading

Just because they are called teacup doesn't mean they stay small

Teacup just means small unknown rays it could be any unknown brown ray but they are normally reticulatua

You say they only get to 14" well that's disk size you can add another 14" on top for the tail as they have the longest tail in nearly all FW rays

You also say 14" disk like its small that's the size of a standard car wheel without a tire that's without the tail

Go out side get a car hub cap and hold it near a 75g you have no chance

Even the smallest ray which is scobina needs a 6x2x2 min and may need a upgrade later in life
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You needed to do more reading

Just because they are called teacup doesn't mean they stay small

Teacup just means small unknown rays it could be any unknown brown ray but they are normally reticulatua

You say they only get to 14" well that's disk size you can add another 14" on top for the tail as they have the longest tail in nearly all FW rays

You also say 14" disk like its small that's the size of a standard car wheel without a tire that's without the tail

Go out side get a car hub cap and hold it near a 75g you have no chance

Even the smallest ray which is scobina needs a 6x2x2 min and may need a upgrade later in life
Ok sorry i said i wasnt an expert anyway my bad
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You needed to do more reading

Just because they are called teacup doesn't mean they stay small

Teacup just means small unknown rays it could be any unknown brown ray but they are normally reticulatua

You say they only get to 14" well that's disk size you can add another 14" on top for the tail as they have the longest tail in nearly all FW rays

You also say 14" disk like its small that's the size of a standard car wheel without a tire that's without the tail

Go out side get a car hub cap and hold it near a 75g you have no chance

Even the smallest ray which is scobina needs a 6x2x2 min and may need a upgrade later in life
Thats also what it said on a few different sites so i guess they were wrong
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What do they eat?
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