Has anyone kept Jullien’s golden carp before?

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So i have a W-4ft L-1.5ft H-1.5ft tank with a 3-inch indo tiger and a 2-inch flagtail prochilodus that I recently got a few hours ago.I saw a few pieces of jullien’s golden carp and i was wondering what are they like in captivity?How big to they get?What do they eat?Has anyone successfuly kept these fishes because if they are easy would probably get one or two when i do get myself a bigger tank or a pond.
 

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Although they grow slowly, they can hit over 5"ft, so usually unless a tank is in the 1,000 gallon range, they are not thought be an aquarium fish. When I was in Viet Nam I'd occasionally see some pulled out of the Mekong in the 3ft to 5ft range, and that fish would provide a feast for an entire village.
They are omnivores eating, crustaceans, and aquatic vegetation.
 
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Darius

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Although they grow slowly, they can hit over 5"ft, so usually unless a tank is in the 1,000 gallon range, they are not thought be an aquarium fish. When I was in Viet Nam I'd occasionally see some pulled out of the Mekong in the 3ft to 5ft range, and that fish would provide a feast for an entire village.
They are omnivores eating, crustaceans, and aquatic vegetation.
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Although they grow slowly, they can hit over 5"ft, so usually unless a tank is in the 1,000 gallon range, they are not thought be an aquarium fish. When I was in Viet Nam I'd occasionally see some pulled out of the Mekong in the 3ft to 5ft range, and that fish would provide a feast for an entire village.
They are omnivores eating, crustaceans, and aquatic vegetation.
that is true but i was wondering of anyone has kept them in captivity.How big to captive bred ones grow?who knows if it could be smaller lol
 

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Although they grow slowly, they can hit over 5"ft, so usually unless a tank is in the 1,000 gallon range, they are not thought be an aquarium fish. When I was in Viet Nam I'd occasionally see some pulled out of the Mekong in the 3ft to 5ft range, and that fish would provide a feast for an entire village.
They are omnivores eating, crustaceans, and aquatic vegetation.
LOL when I went down to the wharf one time to get fish, a Korean dad and his son were carrying a carp the size of a person. They ended up draping it over a pier before getting it into a truck. There was a bed of ice inside!
 
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