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    In a few months I maybe moving into a bigger apartment. With a bigger Apartment comes a BIGGER tank. 125 Gallon( 6 feet). Would it be big enough for 2 Florida Atlantic Stingrays? I read they are one of the smallest Stingrays with a max Disc size of around 2 feet at full grown.
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    A 125 is only 18" front-to-back, and even smaller rays would need a much larger area than that.

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    You definitely want something with more width. They need bottom surface area. A lot of tanks I've seem them in are square just for that reason. You don't have to go full square but you want a fatter tank than standard size. Have you looked at tea cup sting rays? I know very little about them but I was under the impression they staid rather small.
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    I always wanted Stingrays for years. Also my favorite commonly found aquarium stingray is the Freshwater Florida Atlantic Stingray. I also know they are the type of Stingray that stays at the top of the water and I can contest to this since I have seen them before. I have read they only grow a disc size of only 2 feet max . What would you guys suggest as a absolute minimum size for 1 and for 2?
    180 Gallon:
    1-Motoro Stingray
    1- Mantilla hybrid Stingray
    1- Black Henlei/Leopoldi hybrid Stingray
    1- 14" Spotted Gar

    40 gallon Breeder grow out tank:
    1- 6” Tiger Shovelnose Catfish

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    Petsolution.com says max size is only around 14".
    180 Gallon:
    1-Motoro Stingray
    1- Mantilla hybrid Stingray
    1- Black Henlei/Leopoldi hybrid Stingray
    1- 14" Spotted Gar

    40 gallon Breeder grow out tank:
    1- 6” Tiger Shovelnose Catfish

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    Quote Originally Posted by freshwaterfishlover View Post
    Petsolution.com says max size is only around 14".
    IMO, That would still make a 18" wide tank too small for them. Although I have never kept rays, I would think they are like all other fish and need a tank they can comfortable turn around in.
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    Personally I'd say you'd need a tank that's at least 6'X4'. But I'm not an expert and I've never had a stingray. I would check with these guys:
    http://www.monsterfishkeepers.com/

    They are the ones who know this stuff.
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