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Does anyone know the minuimum tank size for a Frogfish

Postby Arny on Thu Sep 29, 2011 4:39 pm

Does anyone know the minuimum tank size for a Frogfish that grows to 15cm/6inches?
http://www.aquaticstoyourdoor.co.uk/Red-Frogfish.html

I'm thinking of having him in a tank of his own

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Re: Does anyone know the minuimum tank size for a Frogfish

Postby Pufferpunk on Thu Sep 29, 2011 4:43 pm

Minimally, 30-40g. A 6" predator will put out a lot if bioload. On the other hand, it is sedentary, so it won't need to eat more than 2x/week.
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Re: Does anyone know the minuimum tank size for a Frogfish

Postby Arny on Thu Sep 29, 2011 4:47 pm

Thx PP :)
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Re: Does anyone know the minuimum tank size for a Frogfish

Postby Nuclear_Glitter on Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:56 pm

They are so weird looking! I'm sure they're awesome to own
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Re: Does anyone know the minuimum tank size for a Frogfish

Postby Arny on Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:02 pm

Pufferpunk wrote:Minimally, 30-40g. A 6" predator will put out a lot if bioload. On the other hand, it is sedentary, so it won't need to eat more than 2x/week.

Hey PP been a while since I was thinking of getting a Frogfish.

Can you please tell me how much LR I would need for a frogfish on his own in a 55g tank.

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Re: Does anyone know the minuimum tank size for a Frogfish

Postby Pufferpunk on Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:08 pm

Depends on the species.
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Re: Does anyone know the minuimum tank size for a Frogfish

Postby Arny on Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:13 pm

Pufferpunk wrote:Depends on the species.

Not sure which is which, I've read some grow to 12 inches and others 6 inches

I'll probably be looking at getting the 6inch version
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Re: Does anyone know the minuimum tank size for a Frogfish

Postby Pufferpunk on Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:33 pm

I like the Wartskins.
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Re: Does anyone know the minuimum tank size for a Frogfish

Postby suvattii2012 on Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:38 pm

Very cool looking fish. I'm sur emy friend used that site to buy his paroon sharks from.
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Re: Does anyone know the minuimum tank size for a Frogfish

Postby Arny on Mon Feb 13, 2012 3:05 pm

I've found a good Frogfish site
http://www.frogfish.ch/frogfish.html
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