05-10-2012, 01:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Boredomb
LoL was just looking on Craigslist for a 75 earlier today just for that reason. I really want this fish but really don't have a tank for it.
I just kept reading more about it and if you aren't overstocked it would do fine in a 55 as its 8 inches longer than the minimum requirement.
You can either try it in the 55 or get a new 75 for this fish.
The minimum I found on multiple sites are 50 gallons 40" and a 55 gallon 48" should be fine.
Elephant Noses can grow to be 14" long, but they rarely grow bigger than 9" in an aquarium. They can live for 6 to 10 years, and sometimes longer.
The only case where you should go bigger is if he does grow bigger.
Last edited by Termato; 05-10-2012 at 01:45 PM..