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Thread: Arowana basics

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    thanks guys! it's been stickied and I hope to add pics and additional info in the future. now go hug an aro today!
    Thar she blows!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crispy
    Asian arowana . . . illegal in the USA.
    Legalize Arowana.
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    Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
    Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.

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    So...just wondering if any of you guys realize how Arrowana are caught in the wild, especially the juvenile form.

    I'm willing to bet most folks would not support the capture of juvenile arrowana if they researched this. I stopped carrying them in my shop when I found out.

    The juvies with the attached yolk sac usually die.

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    juvies are much larger and do not have eggsacks. the arowana fry have the eggsack. arowana are still juvies after a couple years!

    to get baby aros from the wild they will catch a holding male and strip the fry from his mouth. most arowana are farm bred, and the south american aros have good numbers in the wild.

    I do not recommend buying such a small arowana. they are very fragile when small and need pristine conditions and a good appetite to survive.
    Last edited by Crispy; 08-18-2012 at 04:03 AM.
    Thar she blows!!!

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    Yes, I am well aware of how wild fry are captured. Our Aro did have a yolk sack when we purchased her. As stated though...Most are aquacultured/farm raised these days.
    -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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