Building My 15,000 Gallon Mini Mega Tank

arapaimag

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Benfica540 said:
What are you gonna stock the mini monster tank with?
The Mini has been up for 8 years.

I've got schools of arrowanas (silvers, formosa & jardini), brycons (3 species 12" to 24"), oscars, red hooks, schomburki, leporinus (5 species), goramy (both species), hoevini barbs, stingrays, giraffe cat, pteradoras granulosus, clown knives, a lot of larger central american cichlids, a few large african cichlids.


My alligator Gar was eating too many fish so I caught him and moved him to a 540 with a 38" african lungfish,

A female Motoro stingray who had some pups had to be moved because her mate was close to killing her trying to breed again. I put her in my 800

6 panigasius sanitswongi were caught by OLiver Lucanus because they were eating cichlids over 12" for late night snacks. They got moved to my 50k+.
 

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arapaimag said:
The Mini has been up for 8 years.

I've got schools of arrowanas (silvers, formosa & jardini), brycons (3 species 12" to 24"), oscars, red hooks, schomburki, leporinus (5 species), goramy (both species), hoevini barbs, stingrays, giraffe cat, pteradoras granulosus, clown knives, a lot of larger central american cichlids, a few large african cichlids.


My alligator Gar was eating too many fish so I caught him and moved him to a 540 with a 38" african lungfish,

A female Motoro stingray who had some pups had to be moved because her mate was close to killing her trying to breed again. I put her in my 800

6 panigasius sanitswongi were caught by OLiver Lucanus because they were eating cichlids over 12" for late night snacks. They got moved to my 50k+.
Hey Arapaimag, you forgot the absolute best fish in the 15K....the 24" Sorubim lima catfish!
 

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Im dying to see more pics of your larger tanks fully stocked. You wouldnt happen to have a site or more pics you could post?
 

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How much did it cost to build this "mini" mega tank?

Great job by the way. :thumbsup: :headbang2

Benfica540 said:
hah, yeah. Seriously. A rich canadian though :screwy:
:ROFL: , jk
BUt seriously dude, you personify what a monster fish keeper is. I can only dream of having a tank that size. I can only think of it now. Stock it full of my favorite south american cichlids with tetras, piranhas, pacus, silver aros :drool:
Beni we all know youd just have millions of Neons an lemon tetras, especially now that your at petco. :ROFL:
 

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I believe the best fish in either of the tanks was the fowleri :( I miss hearign stories about that one. It was 26 or 28" as I recall - larger than the maximum expected size of 24. :(
 

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so you have a 50K , 15K , many other large tanks, such as 800g and 540g, you must really have a lot of moeny for the electric bill
 

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I think if he can afford all of those tanks then the electric bill is the least of his worries. :)

You could grow that alligator gar up to its potential size in a 50k tank. The fish I would put in there...if only. :drool:
 
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