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  1. #1

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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?
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  3. #3

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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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    Thanks for the Rep ;-) - steeler58 TGIF and thanks for the rep :-) - Taurus TGIF back at you ;-) - steeler58 for being an awesome fish friend! - nickellmama27 Thx for all your help! - BluewaterBoof 
    it's the weekend - cm12setx Thanks for the rep brother ;-) - steeler58 Here's to peace and quiet.  Have a great weekend! - WhistlingBadger Here's to peace and quiet.  Have a great weekend! - WhistlingBadger Just because ;-) - steeler58 
    Thank you for helping with my filter problem! - showmebutterfly Happy Saturday back at you ;-) - steeler58 Sorry, no blue shrimp, but here's because you have N. davidi variants! - Anders247 Thanks for all the thumbs up! - Boundava An essential for the weekend :-) - Taurus 
    thanks for the brisket instructions!  yum - RiversGirl Hope you have a great Memorial Day ;-) - steeler58 Singin in the rain.. just singin in the rain... - showmebutterfly for passing 22,000 without breking a sweat ;-) - steeler58 for passing 22,000 without breking a sweat ;-) - steeler58 
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - steeler58 Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - steeler58 Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - aquariumlover10 Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - gronlaura Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - SeaLady 

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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.

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  9. #9

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    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 Thanks! - pRED 

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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 your help & points. - metweezer Nice to see you around again. enjoy the pie - fishmommie Thanks! :) I try! - Compass Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Thanks so much for everything. - metweezer 

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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
    Everything Happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.
    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.
    Rules: If you bend them long enough they turn into loopholes and you can walk right through them.



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