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post #21 of 25 (permalink) Old 08-06-2014, 08:42 PM
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Oh yes, we started ours out in the 29 and quickly upgraded to the 45, and now are getting ready to move him/her to the 75.... and as soon as space becomes available he/she will be moved to the 125, that the Oscars are currently in, and the Oscars will get their new tank....
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post #22 of 25 (permalink) Old 08-07-2014, 06:54 AM Thread Starter
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Haha that's why I'm waiting until I can just go straight for the largest tank. They grow so fast! I've already done the multiple-tank-upgrade thing with turtles, which grow a little slower, and that was annoying enough.

What a great little guy, Seaknight!

Do you guys think its possible to keep a group of feeders in the tank with a Bichir for him to graze on? (That is what I did with my turtles) Or would it just pig out and eat every last one in one day?
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post #23 of 25 (permalink) Old 08-07-2014, 07:10 AM
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He would pig out lol. Keep in mind that goldfish are NOT good feeders and you should be providing insects/larvae and large meat fish rather than aquarium fish as well as a good staple pellet like NLS Thera A
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I think they are too slow. The journal I posted had them with rainbows and even a lone danio for several months before it got caught. They've never struck me as pro hunters aha.
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post #25 of 25 (permalink) Old 08-07-2014, 09:40 AM
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They are. Mine cleared out my tank for the most part within a week.
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