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Thread: yellow perch

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    My 29 gallons been empty for a while and i was thinking about getting a yellow perch when the water warms up. From what i know they don't get very big and need to eat high protein foods. I would appreciate any advice on them.

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    When you say yellow perch, are you Perca Flavescens? The commonly found perch in North American lakes ?
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    Yeah those guys

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    Where I live, it is very common to find these fish at 8 to 12 inches in size

    I don't think a fish that big should be kept in a 29 gallon tank

    What about some smaller, more properly sized tropical fish ?
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    I'm not really a tropical guy. What about chubs and or shiners?

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    there certainly are some cyprinids in the appropriate size range. what species are you thinking of?

    another thing you might want to consider if you haven't already is a single specimen of a smaller sunfish species.

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    I was thinking of common shiner and emerald shiner

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    yellow perch like to be in schoals amongst vegetation. I'm afraid 29g would be way too small to accomodate them.

    maybe some rosy reds?
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