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Thread: Pickerel

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    Quote Originally Posted by cer
    That only talked about them in the wild. But when it said they eat small fish could I substitute that with feeders?
    I think they'll take earthworms better than feeder goldfish. Unless you're going to buy minnows or shads.
    Thar she blows!!!

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    They will eat cichlid pellets.Its probably best for them anyway.
    If you want feeders raise gf or guppys!
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    Is there any types of tankmates that could go with him? Would a nice tank for a pickerel be a 75 gallon?

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    Friends don't let friends drink alone, and I'm there for you man - Cliff After all that virtual alcohol it's time to sober up with some virtual food - mommy1 I can't drink alone mate - ScottishFish I won't thank you because it's a thankless job 7 also I cannot find any CUC type gifts but thanks [ - 850R Cheers bud - Cliff 
    Time for a Pint? I cannae drink alone - ScottishFish Implied message here. - mommy1 Congrats MOTM !!! - Cliff Cheers! - escamosa I dunno why I'm giving you a skunkloach as your prize,. They just sound cool! :) - escamosa 
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    Quote Originally Posted by cer
    Is there any types of tankmates that could go with him? Would a nice tank for a pickerel be a 75 gallon?
    pickeral get real big. I would say at least a 125 gallon. not a fish most people consider keeping all too often.
    Thar she blows!!!

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    The cheapest and easiest way to feed it is to buy minnows at a bait shop. Feeder goldfish are not something it would find in it's natural habitat and minnows are easy keepers. Put them in a bucket with no light or heat and they will be fine (cooler water is better). Feed minnows bread crusts and they will keep for weeks without any work!
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    Tank mates are a bad idea. Anything that goes in that tank will be considered food. The 75 gallon tank will work for a while but 150 gallons is probably a better size once this fish gets big. The pickerel has a high protein diet and will grow quickly.
    100g Reef

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    Long ago, I had a preditory tank with a Musky in it. Wanna see some action, wow! I use to go down to the local pond, catch some frogs and as soon as I dropped them in, BAM!

    But if you want to put another fish in there, make sure it is of the pike family. Walleye, would go well, as long as the fish is of substantial size, or some black crappie would do as well. Just remember, pickeral will eat just about anything they can fit in their mouths.

    For bait fish, I would go to the local bait shop, buy a few dozen fathead minnows and dump them all in. Keep the tank coolish, and subdued lighting. I had lily pads in my tank, to help diffuse the light.

    You will need a bigger tank if you wish to house these. All mine were in a 125.
    75 gallon planted tank with discus, GBR's and cardinals

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    What sized tank was tha musky in?

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    For being a pic hound!!! - Alfcea thankyou for all your help - sueshewoman A round of gifts for my friends at ac! - Wild Turkey to a very good buddy,happy thanksgiving - angelcakes Congrats on MOTM - Lady Hobbs 
    For being on the ball and having the forum at heart. - Brookfish Thanks for the gift! Now heres one for you ! - CephalopodLover congrats on MOTM - angelcakes same to you - mrs fishpatrick thanks for the help - LORENZO 
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    No less than 500 gallons when full grown.
    They grow fast so you need a lot of space for them and a very good lid.
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    I was not planning on getting one.

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