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post #11 of 14 Old 08-03-2007, 10:44 PM
Originally Posted by dreesa
I would stay away from the peacock bass, they're highly aggressive predators, and they get huge. A wolf cichlid or umbie would work too. Research them as much as possible to get opinions from experts. But if you have your heart set on the bass it would probably work with the 240, as long as you don't overstock the tank. As you probably already know the arowana will get massive too, and big fish need swimming space.
I think you have it mixed up. Peacock bass are not aggressive to any fish other than the pbass lower in the pecking order. They are aggressive feeders but dont attack other fish. Dovii (wolf cichlid) and umbies are extremely aggressive towards anything in their territory and a 240 gallon would be considered one fish's territory so you would have a single fish tank.
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post #12 of 14 Old 08-09-2007, 10:52 PM Thread Starter
ok then i wont have a dovii or an umbee.
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post #13 of 14 Old 08-10-2007, 08:10 PM
Yeah, go with gumps suggestion. I've never personally had a Peacock Bass before. I thought they were just as aggressive as a dovii or umbee, only bigger. They are awesome fish from what I see. Good luck.
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post #14 of 14 Old 10-11-2010, 10:51 PM
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i have my jag with some mayan cichlids and a talapia lol mine are all wild though that i caught my self so i have no idea if they are more aggressive or mild, but i have noticed they tnd to try to eat anything they can fit in there mouth so besure to pic somthing that can defend its self mabey an oscar? or possibly small/largemouth bass
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