43 year old black pacu

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I just feel sorry for the fish. It's so cramped. And feeders??

They really shouldn't be selling pacus in the fish store anymore.

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Noddy replied the topic: 43 year old black pacu

A shopkeeper?
And he cannot buy this pacu a descent tank??? :blink: :blink:
No, worst even, he can't afford him a good meal!
And the shopkeeper had NO TIME to read up upon the diet of pacu in all those years???

I say put that guy in a can that suits him well.

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black,orangeoscar replied the topic: 43 year old black pacu

it would be risky moving the pacu into a bigger tank, the stress of moving such an old fish that has been in that tank for so long might stress it to death.
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black,orangeoscar wrote: it would be risky moving the pacu into a bigger tank, the stress of moving such an old fish that has been in that tank for so long might stress it to death.


such a lame excuse. it could have been done over 30 years ago, and he would be a much bigger fish. More likely he's stunted.

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bassetman replied the topic: 43 year old black pacu

If done correctly I don't think the move would be any more stressful than living in a small box. I agree it should have been done long ago.

Perfect pic noddy. Just had to repeat.

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OFL replied the topic: 43 year old black pacu

Unbelievable, this guy should know how to look after the fish. I would be embarrassed to publicly admit keeping the fish like that in such a small aquarium. And doesn't he know that these fish are primary vegetarian eaters? Poor fish, just imagine what a great life it could have if somebody who knows how to look after them could take it?

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Ohhz replied the topic: 43 year old black pacu

The people on this site would just cringe from seeing what my LFS has.. its horrible, its about the same size as this fish maybe a bit larger in a much smaller tank, the thing can hardly turn, its face is constantly smushed up into the glass, all day long, it is so sad.. Like, c'mon, even I knew at first glance the tank was TOO small! People just don't get it, I wish we could really cram them into that can and make them live their lives in it..

Idk what kind of fish it is, but its face is all swelled up and you can see its veins, idk if this is normal or what..

And whats hanging outta the pacu's gills in that video?
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ehall67 replied the topic: 43 year old black pacu

Man I really feel bad for that fish .... :(

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banjominnow replied the topic: 43 year old black pacu

I dont know guys. I am gonna buck the system here and say if it lived for 43 years on feeders and in a 75g thats prob longer than any of us have ever kept fish LOL. But yeah I agree to that it should of been put in larger tank but on the other hand couldnt of been to bad for it living so long either. *shrug*
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Darth Nandopsis replied the topic: 43 year old black pacu

1st of all......where's the proof this Pacu is that old?? I could buy a giant Pacu & stuff it into a small-ass tank & tell lies too.......

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