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Juniper Vena Frazer - 2014-11-29
Can anyone tell if this is for sure a Red Devil? A renter left this finned fellow behind & he survived over a week in half a tank of stagnant water & no heat or food-I discovered him & he's getting healthier & bigger, full of personality! I'm calling him Rocky, he's clearly a fighter & solitary creature, he's super cool & will be a welcome addition but beyond the little bit I've read on the species, this is all new to me-so any helpful tips would be lovely 

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  • Clarice Brough - 2014-12-02
    He sure looks like he could be:) What a lucky fellow to have a new home with you too!
  • Art - 2014-12-11
    Hello your red devil looks awesome. I can say make sure you have a reliable heater that can hold a 80*f hight. as he grows you might want to move up to a 55 gallon tank very healty and can have a good growth with the fish. I have a Red Devil and they are smart, playful fish with a good personality when they recognize there owner. have a good one.
  • Gavin - 2018-03-15
    He looks more like a bllod parrot to me than a red devil but I could be wrong
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Rick kolling - 2018-02-14
I have 3 red tail botia loaches and would like to find a home for at least one of them. 4 1/2' long The other two are 3-3 1/2' long. I will give away to good home. Keeps my tank clean but getting too big for my tank.

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  • leslie - 2018-02-23
    I had a red tail botia jump out of my tank and was thinking of getting another to replace him. We called him Kramer, because he was a bit of a spaz. Where are you located?
  • Chris - 2018-03-15
    I have two in my 125 along with other fish. I was just getting ready to buy a few more. I am interested.
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Daniel Green - 2018-03-15
Looking to get some

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Animal-World info on Pike Cichlid
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James Keefover - 2008-11-16
Man, I've got an african chiclid and it kills everything I put in my tank.

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Isaac Louis - 2018-02-26
I bought a Black Moor Goldfish 2 Days ago and its a newborn, and Brian the fish is living in a 1 gallon fish bowl for now. When should i Upgrade his Tank?

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Adriane West - 2013-07-13
I just purchased my fahaka puffer, was told he is very agressive and grows 5'' but if raised with other baby fish it may do fine with all of them growing together! I have a 125 gallon tank includding my globe puffer, 2 peacock cichlids, tire track eel, 2 african cichlids, 3 tiger barbs, electric blue jack dempsey, 2 feather fin catfish, jeweled cichlid, 1' plecostomus, blood red parrot, they all get along beautifully! No problems at all! We will be upgradeing to a tank twice the size eventually ;) p.s researched when I got home to realize he grows 18''.

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  • Daniel h - 2013-09-02
    Adriane, just get a separate tank for your puffer. As he gets bigger it's very likely your other fish will randomly become victims of nasty bites or viscous predatory attacks. I love my fahakas but only put fish with them that I would be ok with losing.
  • Dave - 2017-02-21
    Yeah, this is what's going on with me! 75 gallon tank. 25 African cichlids Fahaka Puffer, 2 clown loach. Noticed fins being nipped never seen it happen. Must be the puffer. He is at 3 inches. Been feeding clam, mice shrimp. Trying to figure out what size tank I should get and what filter. For the long run.
  • Steph - 2018-03-08
    Yeah,,, I just got 3 tiny little FP.... learning a lot.... but they all 3 stalk together! I have 2 baby Oscars the slightly larger than them as well as 4 cichlids same size, the 3 will soooo slowly stalk one fish at the same time,, and the crazy part is, if they see me, they will hide around the corner of decorations and wait for me to leave to begin their hunt again... all this behavior in one day! Anyway, I have a 75 gal to transfer to in the next few days temporarily and will choose my favorite and give or sell the rest so there is no issue. Then as they grow will definitely go tank shopping haha! Such characters these little fellas are!
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zahid khan - 2017-12-19
i have 4 subukin koi 3 of it is died suddenly what should i do

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  • keishell - 2018-03-07
    get more.
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Greg - 2011-02-22
You guys forgot the fire eel is probably the best looking fish of all the spiney eel family I have actually had a peacock and the fire eel together in one tank. I think the fire eel said something to him because shortly after I found the peacock in the filter. :(

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  • Adrian Sunga - 2013-02-06
    also my half banded spiney eel i found in the filter
  • Justin - 2018-03-02
    I have a 40 gallon breeder with 2 sponge filters on each side of the tank lots of vegetation and 5 special eel hiding "holes". 2 eels, a fire track eel, and a peacock eel. They get along great and do not argue over territory because there are lots of hiding places to choose from. We use the sponge filter so that there is no way to escape or get injured.
  • Jason - 2018-03-07
    These eels like filters ie caves holes etc. I knew to look right into my internal filter when I could only find my fire eel and one of the spineys, lo and behold he is in the filter just loving it like a cave
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John nuño - 2018-03-05
2 females 1 male

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Meredith - 2006-02-23
Wonderful to own, not quite as easy to breed. Finally caught a birth on film, only to lose all of the fry. Their personalities are amazing and they do "see" outside the tank to the entire environment.

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  • Ryan\'s - 2012-03-31
    Were do I buy these fish!?
  • keishell joseph - 2018-03-02
    you can buy them at the store in Walmart ma'am.
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