Thread: Turtle and Gar
03-16-2011, 11:12 PM #1Member Platy
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Turtle and Gar
I have a cooter turtle about 5-6 inches and I wante to know if a needle nose gar or any gar could go with the turtle. Any other fish that can go with a turtle please post.
03-17-2011, 02:49 AM #2
turtles are very messy and even with amazing filtration the water may need changed often.
what size tank do you have?
and if a cooter turtle is the same as a painted turtle fish would probably just be a tasty snack for him
03-17-2011, 03:13 AM #3
I would never keep a turtle with any fish. As stated above...Turtles are messy and most just so happen to eat fish.-Jordan
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03-25-2011, 05:45 AM #4
My doctors office keeps African cichlids with turtles and they all seem fine.
03-25-2011, 06:08 AM #5
Have you asked how often they get new fish? lol
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03-25-2011, 07:58 AM #6
You also got a lot of great advice on the same topic in the below thread
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