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    Quote Originally Posted by Demjor19
    You will eventually have issues with that mix of fish. Florida/Spotted Gars are not really aggressive...But he will eventually think he can make a meal out of them...And will try to do so. Just don't be surprised when it happens. Gars are predators...That means they eat other fish.

    BTW...Skip the 55 and get a 75 gallon. A 55 is a 12" wide tank...pointless for a Gar. They need the turning space and a 75 will actually hold the gar for quite a while.
    Thanks for advice. Almost all gouramis are 6.5" and more. Could my gar really eat them?
    As for tank, I just could not pass up an opportunity to get a 55 gal, stand, light and filter for $29. I want a 6' x 2' tank in the future.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gamelovers11223
    Thanks for advice. Almost all gouramis are 6.5" and more. Could my gar really eat them?
    As for tank, I just could not pass up an opportunity to get a 55 gal, stand, light and filter for $29. I want a 6' x 2' tank in the future.
    What species are your Gouramis? I'm at work and am unable to watch the vid. Florida/Spotted Gar are one of the more docile Gars, but they are still a fish that can reach 18" easily. Even if they can't "eat" the fish....There is little stopping them from trying.

    You're fine with getting the 55 gallon, but the fish will likely outgrow it in a year or less.
    -Jordan
    Gar connaisseur

    Predatory Tank:
    20" Tropical Gar, 18" Florida Gar, 20" Longnose Gar,
    17" Ornate Bichir, 25" Silver Arowana, 16" Bowfin, 15" Giant Gourami

    16" Male Dovii

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    Quote Originally Posted by Demjor19
    What species are your Gouramis? I'm at work and am unable to watch the vid. Florida/Spotted Gar are one of the more docile Gars, but they are still a fish that can reach 18" easily. Even if they can't "eat" the fish....There is little stopping them from trying.

    You're fine with getting the 55 gallon, but the fish will likely outgrow it in a year or less.
    I have 3 golden gourami: one 5.5", one 6.5" and a 7"+ one. Three more are opaline: one 5", one 6" and one 7"+. There is also one dwarf neon almost 3" gourami.
    Hopefully within that year I'll upgrade to a substantially larger tank.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Demjor19
    What species are your Gouramis? I'm at work and am unable to watch the vid. Florida/Spotted Gar are one of the more docile Gars, but they are still a fish that can reach 18" easily. Even if they can't "eat" the fish....There is little stopping them from trying.

    You're fine with getting the 55 gallon, but the fish will likely outgrow it in a year or less.
    I have 3 golden gourami: one 5.5", one 6.5" and a 7"+ one. Three more are opaline: one 5", one 6" and one 7"+. There is also one dwarf neon almost 3" gourami.
    Hopefully within that year I'll upgrade to a substantially larger tank.

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