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Pearl2011 06-27-2012 08:03 PM

What ''sharks'' could I put in a 25 gallon?
 
I dont mean an actual shark like a ocean white tip or hammer head or thresher shark (although I would LOVE to keep them). I know about bala, red tailed and rainbow sharks but they get to big for my tank. What other shraks species could I put in? If they are not any, what are other aggressive species I could put in?

jaysee 06-27-2012 10:12 PM

You could put some shark stickers on the tank, but other than that the tank is just not big enough for any shark.

Aggressive fish generally need large tanks. A convict cichlid would be the most aggressive fish I can think of that is suitable for your tank size.

Pearl2011 06-28-2012 05:31 PM

Okay, are dwarf puffers considered aggressive? Even if they not ill probably get four

Pearl2011 06-28-2012 05:32 PM

Oops! posted that with out finishig it. Fail
Four DPs in planted tank is fine, right?

Boredomb 06-28-2012 09:43 PM

In a 25 gallon tank. 4 DPs are fine as long as you go with 1 male and 3 females. Also yes they can be aggressive fish. When I.first got mine I picked up 5 for my tank. 2 males and 3 females. In the bag from the store during the trip home one male torn the other males tail fin almost off. There was a little section left and the fish didn't recover.
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