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  1. #1

    Default Check out this guy!!


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    Thought I'd share with you Arowana junkies. This guy is in a display tank at my LFS. He is huge. Easily 2 feet. Apparently he has been known to bite when people put their hands in to do tank maint, and draw blood. He's an Asian Fancy, apparently.

    Last edited by Amelia; 09-21-2012 at 10:54 AM.

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    He's lovely, isn't he? It would be nice if they filled the tank with water, tho.

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    Looks like an asian red, or maybe super red? Crispy will be on his way to educate us shortly
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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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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    definitely a red. there are many 'gimicky' names like super red, diablo red, double red, but they are all "red asian aros" (scleropages formosus). awesome fish indeed! you would think an endangered species worth a few thousand dollars would have a bit more tank space? or is it just the pic?

    ...I would seriously contemplate breaking into the store and stealing the aro if that was my shop.
    Last edited by Crispy; 09-21-2012 at 02:09 PM.
    Thar she blows!!!

  5. #5

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    Beautiful fish! I dream of one day owning a Red!

    Hobbs...With Aros, it's not always a good idea to have the tank full to the top. For several reasons.
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    17" Ornate Bichir, 25" Silver Arowana, 16" Bowfin, 15" Giant Gourami

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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 
    Merry Christmas - KingFisher Merry Christmas - Cliff Merry Christmas!! - ScottishFish Happy X-mas! :-) - MCHRKiller Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 
    A cup of coffee to get you going on that build. - Strider199 Merry xmas! - ScottishFish Merry Christmas - mommy1 Happy New Year - mommy1 Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 

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    only one pic? what a tease...............
    Thar she blows!!!

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    Beautiful looking fish!

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    Neat fish but yes I'll stick to smaller ones.

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    That's a beautiful fish !

  10. Default How about this for a arowanas!!


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    Hi everybody just been having a look at this post and got curious as to what type of fish this was and why it was so expensive.... so looking on google like you do lol i came across this website.... http://www.arowana.co.uk/arowana-sho...?product_id=83 hope it web address works

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