- Ancient Fish
- - Arapima
|fono15200 ||10-28-2010 06:11 PM |
So I have gotten my hands on a 1000 gallon tank, and the fish that has caught my eye is the Arapima. State law in Texas is that A Arapima is legal, while Arapima Gigas is not..can someone tell me the differance. Also where I can obtain one..legally..
|jeaninel ||10-28-2010 06:54 PM |
A true monster fish! At 6 ft potential length even a 1000 gallon may not be enough. You can try monsterfishkeepers.com. There's a photo of one in a 5000 gallon tank and it still makes the tank look too small.
|ElectricBlueJackDempsey ||10-28-2010 08:28 PM |
I believe arapaima and arapaima gigas is the same thing. arapaoma gigas is just the scientific name.
You could put a couple arowanas and peacock bass in there. Maybe some rays if you want.
|Romad ||10-28-2010 09:29 PM |
OMG 1000 gallons! I'm wiping the drool off of my keyboard.
You must post pics. when you have it up and running.
|fono15200 ||10-29-2010 09:47 PM |
Wont be until I get a fish decided, lol..I already have arrowana, oscar, now jack dempseys, and Frontosa..I thought about rays, but i heard they are extremely hard to take care of and know nothing about it..so looking for something new..i personally like fish that can bite off a finger, haha
|jeaninel ||10-30-2010 05:18 AM |
How about a Dovii?
|fono15200 ||10-30-2010 05:21 PM |
Never heard of it..Ill look it up
|thefishboy ||10-30-2010 05:23 PM |
wow 1000g omg where u gunna put it!!
|fono15200 ||10-31-2010 02:38 PM |
In my living room, lol..that way everyone can see it..So I looked up that fish, and its a no go..I dont want 1000 gallons for one fish, haha..any other ideas?
|ElectricBlueJackDempsey ||10-31-2010 09:44 PM |
You could do a Red Tail Catfish. They are know to form a personality with the owner and be quite active catfish. you could also do alligator gar. Maybe even Giant Snakehead depending on where you live
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