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Thread: Spotted gar

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    Quote Originally Posted by goleafs
    Meh he's cool and I like him. If I can get a bigger tank I will within the next year but if I can't a big tank won't be for a while.
    I'm glad you like the fish, gar are pretty cool. However, if you can't get a far larger tank within a year you really need to return him. Please do not practice inappropriate/irresponsible fish keeping.
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    Im trying to get a 180 gallon. I think that is 72x24x24. But I might end up giving him back if I can't get a bigger tank, he's definately good for now.
    15 gallon goldfish tank
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    30 gallon planted tank
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    -Oscar
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    Even a 180 gallon is too small. gm72 said at least a 220 gallon so that would be saying like puting an oscar in a 55 gallon. Really, the oscar should have a 75-90 gallon. And the gar should really have a 300 gallon. You can get yours here. Scroll all the way down. http://glasscages.com/?sAction=ViewCat&lCatID=2 Nice pictures by the way!
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    The difference between 220 and 180 is like the difference between a 90 and a 75. Im pretty sure its just height and its not a case of bio load its a case of room.
    15 gallon goldfish tank
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    30 gallon planted tank
    -Pumpkinseed (wild)

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    -Oscar
    -Male and female Jack Dempseys

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    ( Murder charges x2)

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    Wow appearently I cannot get another tank unless it goes in my room and a 6-8 foot tank would not fit in my room... grrrr
    15 gallon goldfish tank
    -2 8 year old goldfish

    30 gallon planted tank
    -Pumpkinseed (wild)

    75 gallon tank
    -Spotted Gar
    -Oscar
    -Male and female Jack Dempseys

    15 gallon
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    The gar must go.
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    thats funny the i can catch spotted gar all day long in my lake. me and my buddies go bow-fishing for them all the time. lol oh well one persons trash is another's treasure. ive caught em up to three feet or so in the wild. they are nasty mean fish btw. maybe i should ry to sell em instead of killing them all the time
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    Quote Originally Posted by dustinpedley
    thats funny the i can catch spotted gar all day long in my lake. me and my buddies go bow-fishing for them all the time. lol oh well one persons trash is another's treasure. ive caught em up to three feet or so in the wild. they are nasty mean fish btw. maybe i should ry to sell em instead of killing them all the time
    do you eat them?
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    no not at all theres nothing to em, and they are a nuscence (sp?) fish by me and there is an open limit
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    Now it seems like I have a chance to get a 180 gallon. I think I'll give it 4-6 months and see how things are looking then.
    15 gallon goldfish tank
    -2 8 year old goldfish

    30 gallon planted tank
    -Pumpkinseed (wild)

    75 gallon tank
    -Spotted Gar
    -Oscar
    -Male and female Jack Dempseys

    15 gallon
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