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cichla temensis ( peacock bass ) info's needed
Well im thinking of putting 3 peacock basses ( Tems ) in a 240 gallon but i just needed some info bout them.Size,species,aggressiveness,tank size,compatibility ETC..
Well getting to a length of 100 cm or 40 inches and up to 20 lbs. I would say they are going to need a HUGE tank to keep to adult. If this is a transition tank then maybe 3 of them will do ok for a year if really young but they will quickly out grow the tank and need something closer 600-700 gallons as everything I have found says they should have 600-700 Liters per fish or about 200 gallons. Large waste producers and voracious eaters of a mainly carnivorous diet. Docile toward each other and most of fish unless they are small enough that the bass think it can eat it then it is fair game.
Why not try other monsters instead, Christian? Datnoids, bichirs, aros, etc.
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If you want something big and mean why not try a clown knife you can stick one of them in that size aquarium comfortably and with size and age they get less and less scared (my experience at least) and IMHO they are gorgous fish. You can keep other large fish with them but still feed them feeders (big tinfoils, big silver dollars, big catfish, and big bala shark (not the average size of max oversized) as i have seen them housed with these and have kept them myself with some of these fish.
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