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  1. Exclamation Siamese Shark. (iridescent shark)


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    So I have been cycling my tank and just completed a cycle so went down to my LFS to buy some new fish. I ascked for some assistance and told the shop owner about my tank and he reccomended I get an Siamese shark (After saying I wanted something bigger).He said 4 should do just fine in my 310 Liter tank (Roughly 75 Gallons).So I bought 4 of these Siamese sharks and 2 Seprea Tetra as I already had 4 so they got more friends to Shoal with now. After putting all the fish in my tank I did some research and found that they were actually called iridescent shark and grow massive. Also heard that they will not grow massive in captivity but not to sure if that is true. Anyone know anything about this fish and how big it gets?

    310L / 75G
    Also have 6 Serprea Tetra now.
    They are Grey and have a longish fin under there belly.
    Looks like they have 2 tentacles under there mouth kinda like the ones under catfish. They about 5cm now.

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    Grab a shovel and start digging a pond, thos iridescents comand a serious amount of space
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottishFish
    Grab a shovel and start digging a pond, thos iridescents comand a serious amount of space
    Agreed, Here's a thread that may interest you.

    Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
    Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
    Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
    Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.

    A warm beer is better than a cold beer. Because nothing is better than a cold beer, and a warm beer is better than nothing.

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    That link was quite helpfull thank you. Not to sure how to identify what species
    I bought though as I see there is 6. Any ideas on how to tell wich one I have. I noticed the one I have has a small tint of green if that means anything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tyler Scholz
    That link was quite helpfull thank you. Not to sure how to identify what species
    I am not sure about in SA but the most common one BY FAR in the trade is Pangasius hypophthalmus.
    Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
    Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
    Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
    Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.

    A warm beer is better than a cold beer. Because nothing is better than a cold beer, and a warm beer is better than nothing.

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    Oh well worse case they just grow to big and I could just release them into a private dam or something like that. I just hope it does not come to that.

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