My Public Aquarium: exhibit blues - how to make them?

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The two piraiba fed to the max:

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Our pbass stats so far - age and size at death:

Farmie 1.5 years old 19”
Occelaris 6 years old 21”
Orino 5 years old 17”
Orino 5 21”
Orino 5 22”
Orino 5 22”
Orino 5 25”
Azul 5 20”
Azul 5 20”
Kelzul 5 21”
Kelzul 5 21”
Kelzul 5 25”
Temensis 5 30”
Intermedia 3yo 22"

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A far smaller 8" mahseer was found to chase and bite the tinfoils and the balas for 3 days. So they had to go into a 240 gal until a better option presents itself:

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Indeed, after some time, cichlids probably cannot be kept with goldfish and koi:

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Mahseer continue to surprise:

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Floyd the flowerhorn largely healed up and doing well:

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Has anyone experienced gulpers biting fins of another gulper?
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Cool video Viktor! Do you think this is courtship behavior? Have gulpers been spawned in aquaria? :YMPRAY:

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Thank you Eric! I don't have firm answers to either of your questions yet, sorry. Working on it.

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