Re: NANFA-L-- grass pike behavior in an aquarium

Joshua L Wiegert (
Sat, 13 Aug 2005 14:49:04 -0600 (MDT)

Lori --

It sounds like the pike is not adjusting, and my guess is that a big part
of that may be the size of your aquarium. If you have a standard 29
gallon aquarium, the dimensions on that are 30x13. You have a fish you
describe as 9" long in there. He has 4" of play from front to back --
this is not a lot. (Admittedly, its a lot better than the 18" gar I once
saw in a 55 gallon....). Consider getting him a larger tank.

Joshua L. Wiegert
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