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Teri bowman

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Hi my name is Teri and I just signed up. Have 180 gallon fresh water tank with a monster Bala shark and African cichlids. Bala shark is about 10 or 11 years old and about 17 inches. I call him Finnegan. Curious if this is a normal size a Bala shark.2016-07-01 11.09.13.jpg 2016-07-01 11.09.48.jpg
 
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Yeah, balls get pretty big if given the chance.

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Welcome Teri and finnegan. Balas can get big. Up to 14 inches in home aqauriums. Seems ur taking good care of finngen. Females get bigger. So ur he could be a she.
 

xraycer

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Dang, Finnegan is huge!!!!

I believe that's typically what they range, in size, in the wild, but in captivity, that's hands down the largest one I've seen. Well done

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pops

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Welcome to the site, I do not know about balas but I know a clean healthy fish and tank when i see one. :)
 
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