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Old 03-31-2006, 05:21 PM   #21
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Unfortunately, LFS's give lots of false information.
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Old 04-01-2006, 01:24 PM   #22
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Unfortunately, LFS's give lots of false information.
I have read some of that info online also know any good sites to research fish?
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Old 04-01-2006, 01:41 PM   #23
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AA provides profiles of many FW fish. Other good sites are:

Planetcatfish.com
Fishprofiles.com
mongabay.com
thekrib.com
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AA provides profiles of many FW fish. Other good sites are:

Planetcatfish.com
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thekrib.com
thanks for the links and I checked the profile for the silvertip sharks on AA and it didnt say anything about adding salt or anything
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I don't believe we have a profile on silvertips. Black shark and bala shark are the only ones that I know of. Can you link what you read?
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my bad. cause I heard the silvertips are sometimes called black sharks but the black shark profile on AA is talking about another kind than I was thinking
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Old 04-01-2006, 02:28 PM   #27
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Here is something I found on them:

http://www.elasmodiver.com/silvertip%20shark.htm
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that is a real shark the silvertips I am looking at are in the catfish family here are a couple pages I found on them
http://www.aquariumfish.net/catalog_...e_tip.htm#top2

http://animal-world.com/encyclo/fres...h/sharkcat.php
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I like using fishbase.org for more accurate results. http://filaman.ifm-geomar.de/Summary...sname=seemanni
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Aquariumfish.net is a bad site for info

Sure they can live in freshwater while their young but as they get older they need brackish and then marine. Columbian sharks get too big and active for a 30 gal anyway.

freshwater->brackish->marine

BTW, aquarium salt is not good for making brackish conditions. It aids in treating diseases.

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Aquariumfish.net is a bad site for info

Sure they can live in freshwater while their young but as they get older they need brackish and then marine. Columbian sharks get too big and active for a 30 gal anyway.

freshwater->brackish->marine

BTW, aquarium salt is not good for making brackish conditions. It aids in treating diseases.

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thanks for the advice
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