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    Shovelnose Sturgeon indoor pond size/pondmates?

    Discussion in 'Cold Water, Temperate and N.A. Native Fish' started by Iamfish, Oct 17, 2018.

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      Deadliestviper7 The Necromancer

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      Shovelnose are still capable of potentially reaching 20-36 inches(eventually)
       
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      I don't know what the laws specifically say, I do know that the gov originally suggested that releasing shovelnose sturgeon into the pet trade as an incentive to get fish hatcheries to breed them...
       
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      I would say that 20" in inevitable in a well cared for fish but 36" might be more than a bit extreme to expect in an aquarium or yard pond...
       
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      36 was by far the biggest captive I've seen, and it was wild caught
       
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      If I may ask, where did you get your shovelnose?
       
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      It was 30 years ago but they came from a breeder in florida, I traded some blue spotted sunfish I had breed for them...
       

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