Something a little more concerning then a goliath tigerfish!!!

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish' started by geekdafied, Apr 4, 2008.

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  1. geekdafied

    geekdafied 3reef Sponsor

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    Theres a story about great whites swimming up a river in new jersey that killed a few people swimming. They called it the "jersey man eater". Its very common for sharks to be found in freshwater. A lot the baby sharks live in brackish to freshwater at river mouths.
     
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  3. aquaboy

    aquaboy Panda Puffer

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    Great, I was watching about them snake head fish. God, they are wierd.........now they are in our lakes/rivers because 1 man who bought a male and female wanted to make a "medicinal stew" for his sister who had the flu..........but she recovered, and he wanted to give her "Good Karma" so he let them go in a lake near a river. An voila they took over the lake. When there was no more food there, the snake heads used that ability to come out of water and move around......cause they can live without water for TWO DAYS, and went into the rivers..........
     
  4. johnmaloney

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    I caught a 3 foot one once, I thought that was big. Guess not!
     
  5. CUCCI-WALDRON

    CUCCI-WALDRON Astrea Snail

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    you mean those things get that big?? my friend has two lil ones in her 75 gal tank. you can't even tell they have teeth! that's scary...i will never swim in freshwater again :(
     
  6. LCP136

    LCP136 Sailfin Tang

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    Are you sure they sell baby alligator gars? I know they sell needle nose and other gars, but I've never seen an alligator gar at the LFS.
     
  7. ReefPlayground

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    yup, they sell'em. I see them on a regular basis.
     
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  9. tigerlily

    tigerlily Feather Duster

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    i saw those in an aquarium in louisiana a month ago but they werent that big lol only like 2 foot long. i did NOT know they got that big. kinda scary. but i would LOVE to have a snakehead. if i ever set up a freshwater tank it will be because i would have found one of those lol. some of those get pretty massive too.
     
  10. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    They are everywhere in North Florida. Albeit, not quite to that extent in size.
     
  11. Vinnyboombatz

    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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  12. skyvern2130

    skyvern2130 Stylophora

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    they are all over fl. its why i wont go swiming unless it in a pool and at that if i cant see the bottom no way im going in lol