|ermizam ||03-05-2007 09:50 AM |
Hi....need info about Osphronemus Laticvius...
I have Giant Red Tail Gourami (Osphronemus Laticvius)...i want to know the best way to keep in such as size of tank, food etc...[/b]
|Amphitrite ||03-05-2007 10:39 AM |
Hi ermizam, and welcome to the forum.
I have moved this to a more appropriate section for you. :)
|musho3210 ||03-05-2007 04:38 PM |
you need around 300 gallons minimum for one of them, my local aquarium has a fully grown one, its very big trust me.
|ermizam ||03-05-2007 10:29 PM |
Thank you for the reply...my Osphronemus Laticvius is very active eater...almost eat anything including cockroaches...is it okay? :?: i also have one problem to take care this fish..becauze of going outstation for a period of 2 or 3 weeks...how to feed the fish when i'm not in home...are there any solutions other than asking my friends to feed him...? :oops: tqvm...
|musho3210 ||03-05-2007 11:02 PM |
you can buy those automatic feeders (there machines, not those little chalky blocks that are meant to last for a few days) they cost around 25 dollars each, you can fit around 2-4 weeks food in there but for a fish that big you might need quite a few of those machines....
|ermizam ||03-05-2007 11:18 PM |
I see....thanks...i'll get one soon...seems that u have a Osphronemus Laticvius as your pet...i want to ask u...the characteristics of top quality Osphronemus Laticvius?
|basicloser ||03-05-2007 11:21 PM |
ermizam I was just wondering what size tank you have?
|ermizam ||03-05-2007 11:31 PM |
3 ft length & 1.5 ft width.....i guest...is it ok? :)
|musho3210 ||03-05-2007 11:35 PM |
not really, needs at least 6 feet (72 inches) by 2 feet (24 inches) by 2 feet (24 inches)
the tank will be ok while the fish is still small but when it is fully grown it will need a tank that big.
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