Re: NANFA-L-- Tank Buster Tank Size...

Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- Tank Buster Tank Size...
From: Crail, Todd (farmertodd at
Date: Mon Oct 04 2004 - 15:23:49 CDT

Yeah. And this kinda brings it into perspective. A 36" tank would work great for that gar, if it was a cube and you weren't dead set on putting a piece of driftwood in the center :)
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  From: Moontanman at

  I have to agree with Todd on this, in my quest to find a shovelnose sturgeon I know that someday I will have to provide an extra large tank for them to live properly. I have plans to make a 12'L X 4'W X 2'T tank out of plywood to house it eventually. the shovelnose sturgeon is one of the best suited to captivity because it is more slender and not as stiff and more maneuverable that other bigger sturgeons but eventually it will have to have a big tank. A 220 would probably be ok for an adult fish as long at it was on the smaller end of the shovelnose scale about 18" to 24" I would like to see my fish reach their full adult size so a bigger tank is necessary a 110 might do but the fish would have to calm and sedentary


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