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Old 07-20-2013, 01:00 AM   #1
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what kind of gar is this.

I read spots but he really don't have but three little ones on his belly. It said alligator but idk



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Old 07-20-2013, 01:04 AM   #2
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Looks like just a regular Florida gar
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:07 AM   #3
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I read spots but he really don't have but three little ones on his belly. It said alligator but idk
I hope you have a swimming pool for him oneday! They grow huge and will eat a ton!

Edit- if it was an alligator gar you would know. The head would be wider and the jaws would be shorter
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:08 AM   #4
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yeah i would say florida gar or longnose
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:11 AM   #5
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Yeah he's deff got along nose. Do all gar have teeth? Cause this does
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:14 AM   #6
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Oh yes there like razors. That guy you got there will easily get the size of shaq's leg. I've caught a few while fishing they have very hard bony mouths a ton of teeth and a pretty nasty attitude.
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they have nasty teeth lol ive caught a few longnose and shortnose out of the river. this isnt my pic but this is what their mouth will look like
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:20 AM   #8
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Well i reserved a zebra knife fish. Go to pick him up and there's ick in the tank.. So i walked away with this.

Hes in with a black ghost knife, Oscar, red tail cat... 180gal
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Good luck is love to have one as a pet but have no idea what I would do with it once it got to big. Mabey eat it no too bony. Lol
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I had a pike chicld that came up missing. Hence the new fish.. But it's proving to be a job feeding this fish.
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*these fish
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:27 AM   #12
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Looks like a needle nose gar. Aka freshwater needlefish
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:28 AM   #13
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I had a pike chicld that came up missing. Hence the new fish.. But it's proving to be a job feeding this fish.
Missing? Like possibly eaten by another or bailed?
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I loved that fish.. I had a top with a hole and even though the wife says I'm wrong. I blame her cat.. Icing on the cake. The cats not declawed... I also lost a shovelnose awhile back. That pike chicld was the biggest, most aggressive, crazy mess around fish. I think the only culprit could've been my red tail.
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So.... The cats my enemy
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They also have been selling rocket gars but that's not what it was labeled as.. I need it big though.. Well atleast to compost with my red tail
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So.... The cats my enemy
Bad kitty! Put a black sock over its head every time it goes near the tank. LoL j/k
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I just looked again and it seems like his under belly is a silverish blue.. Does that help
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I just looked again and it seems like his under belly is a silverish blue.. Does that help
If this is what he looks like then its this

http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/p...97&pcatid=1897
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:53 AM   #20
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I would say alot less blah color.. Hes got that Shiney Ness on bottom then kinda a nice darker tone green on top. I can prob get a better pic tomorrow
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