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Thread: Opah

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    0 Not allowed!
    I do not have a saltwater tank, but i was just wondering if it was possible to keep opah in aquariums.

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    1 Not allowed!
    maybe in a public aquarium they get huge.
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    1 Not allowed!
    it is a very, very big, pelagic deepwater fish with a poorly understood life history and requirements.
    Its size alone would make things extremely difficult. the fact that it is pelagic and from deeper water may mean that a hypothetical captive opah will need a specialized enclosure (pelagic species are really bad at dealing with tank walls/obstacles because they are used to open space).

    As far as I am aware of opah have never been kept in captivity, probably never will be and certainly not by private aquarists.

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