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    Default So I just bought a sturgeon!!


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    Thankfully I have an uncle with a big pond to keep him until I move out. He is a sterlet sturgeon, so his maximum size of 3feet will take 10years to reach. Currently sitting around 10inches the now. The shop somehow had some and I may get one or two more after xmas!

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    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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    Whoa, neat fish...what will you feed him?
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottishFish View Post
    The shop somehow had some and I may get one or two more after xmas!

    WOW. Do you have a long term plan for them? I've seen a few of them in the 6th Great Lake over here in the US that were well over 3 ft long (Acipenser fulvescens) .
    Last edited by Taurus; 12-03-2013 at 03:17 PM.
    When in doubt, do a water change.

    "This ain't rocket science!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Whoa, neat fish...what will you feed him?
    http://www.hydro.mb.ca/environment/p...sturgeon.shtml

    I'm sure Scotty knows more about them then I do though.
    When in doubt, do a water change.

    "This ain't rocket science!"

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    Good info, thanks Taurus...Scotti makes his own food, just remembered that...maybe the sturgeon will like that?
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    Wow, that's awesome. I hear sturgeon have quite specific food requirements though, something like not being able to handle plant protein at all or something.

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    Bottom feeders
    When in doubt, do a water change.

    "This ain't rocket science!"

  9. #9

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    Merry Christmas Scottishfish - jeffs99dime Merry Christmas Douglas - Taurus Please enjoy this holiday hog! - Trillianne Have a super christmas! - Aeonflame Congrats on 1 year! - andreahp 
    Congrats on 1 year! - jeffs99dime Happy One-Year! - Rue Happy New Year! - ~firefly~ Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 No Message - 850R 
    Now THAT was a nice quiet beer... But now that we have had another... Let's go break stuff!! :-P - 850R Thanks for the rep/compliments! - mojosodope Thanks for the rep the other day, cheers - Cliff ...they go with snow, right? - ~firefly~ Thanks for the rep the other day - Cliff 
    Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~ Merry Christmas - Cliff Merry Christmas - mommy1 Merry Christmas - KingFisher Happy New Year - mommy1 

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    Thanks for the great response guys.

    Well as it is barely 10inch long I have time on my side. Takes around 10 years for them to hit 3ft.

    I have bought sterlet sticks, as the name suggests specific for this sturgeon. Watched him feed in the lfs. Their anatomy makes it difficult to feed mainstream foods, I am currently looking into making my own food, needs a high crustacean percentage. Brine shrimp 'bombs' maybe.
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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    Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199 Looks like its time for a second cup! - Trillianne always fun - Surfdog thanks for sweetening the pot! - fishmommie Here's to one crummy Superbowl, lol! - Slaphppy7 
    for putting up with my bad timing - Cliff Congrats on MOTM. - gadget228 For most awesome avatar of the day. lol  Love it. - KevinVA Thank you so much for the Rep!! - steeler58 Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 

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    Neat fish Scottie. You are going to have your hands full with this one.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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