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Old 08-03-2013, 04:32 AM   #1
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So I need help and or guidance I am a complete noob when it come to marine life but I want a couple sting rays, what should I start off with and what size tank?
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Old 08-03-2013, 04:41 AM   #2
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Old 08-03-2013, 04:42 AM   #3
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500 gallon? Where is the best place to buy that?
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Old 08-03-2013, 05:29 AM   #4
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500 gallon? Where is the best place to buy that?
I would think you should get a custom made tank. Sting rays are more of a expert fish and I wait until you have more experience before movin onto them
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So I need help and or guidance I am a complete noob when it come to marine life but I want a couple sting rays, what should I start off with and what size tank?
And make sure they are not illegal..they are in Florida...
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Old 08-03-2013, 09:33 AM   #6
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Thanks for all the help guys
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Old 08-04-2013, 12:22 AM   #7
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Are you talking about freshwater teacup string rays? Those I've heard are 200 gallon minimum...
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Old 08-04-2013, 12:23 AM   #8
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Teacup rays are just young stingrays so treat them like adults in terms of tank size
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Teacup rays are just young stingrays so treat them like adults in terms of tank size
I knew that but I was under the impression that teacups grow to needing 200 gallons minimum. My mistake. Or more, a LFS mistake.
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That's another thing I wanted to ask what exactly is cycling?
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That's another thing I wanted to ask what exactly is cycling?
Tea search "The Nitrogen Cycle." You can find it all over this site.
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Got it will do
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That's another thing I wanted to ask what exactly is cycling?
Here ya go. A few article to.read about cycling

http://www.aquariumadvice.com/forums...um-154837.html
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actually potamotrygon reticulata reach 12-14 inches and CAN be kept in 200 gallons though a standard 200 wouldn't be ideal a 4 foot by 4 foot by 2 foot would work thats roughly 230 gallons
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