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KingArt777
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Black Ghost Knife Fish
« on: August 29, 2010, 03:05:54 AM »
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I saw it in the petstore one day what is it
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Re: Black Ghost Knife Fish
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2010, 07:35:46 AM »
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Don't even think about it. They can grow to be 1 meter long.
But to make sure, take a look at this link: (Link is not visible to guests. Please register to view.)
Is it the same fish?
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Re: Black Ghost Knife Fish
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2010, 04:27:25 PM »
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yes it is why don't  think about it is it a bad fish or something
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Re: Black Ghost Knife Fish
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2010, 04:49:20 PM »
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Nossie means, not to think about it buying it.

You now have 2 fish to care for and look after, both in very small bowls which means lots of waterchanges.

Before getting a "Ghost" ( and any other more fish ) you MUST be an experienced and responsible aquarist.

Fish are living creatures that deserve the care of a devoted aquarist, not being slowly tortured to death in the hands of an unknowledgeable aquarist.

 
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Re: Black Ghost Knife Fish
« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2010, 10:20:46 PM »
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I have two black ghost, about 2inch length.  Grin
You can't enjoy this fish like gf, because this fish is very shy and spent all day, hiding.   Angry

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Re: Black Ghost Knife Fish
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2010, 02:56:57 PM »
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Not to mention the fact that it will need something BIG to live in. I'd bet it needs at least a 120 gallon, and some awesome filtration system. In other words, you've got to be experienced and devoted to even start imagining how it would be keeping one.
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Re: Black Ghost Knife Fish
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2010, 06:53:38 PM »
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never mind
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« Reply #7 on: September 01, 2010, 09:44:17 PM »
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I have 2 blackghost and other fishes, but i dont intend to keep them until they bigger or reach max size.
If i think the tank not bigger enough for them, its time to say goodbye. I will sell them to LFS.
and of course, the price alot higher then the the first time i bought them  Grin

And it's time to learn to take care other fish, like DIscuss. Discuss is my dream fish, but still, i need more experiance if i would keeping one.
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« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2010, 09:48:32 PM »
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what is LFS.
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Re: Black Ghost Knife Fish
« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2010, 10:00:08 PM »
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Life Fish Suppliers
Life Fish Stock
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« Reply #10 on: September 01, 2010, 10:27:59 PM »
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LFS : local fish store
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Re: Black Ghost Knife Fish
« Reply #11 on: September 02, 2010, 02:33:54 AM »
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andiy: Are discus that tricky to keep? Isn't much like, keep their water ideal (soft and acidic) change water a lot, have a good filter system for absolutely pristine water quality and feed them a lot of nutritious cichlid foods and live foods? Grin
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« Reply #12 on: September 02, 2010, 04:12:12 AM »
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I was told they are pretty sensitive fish and they need LOTS, LOTS  of room too. They get stressed very easy and get sick very easy too
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« Reply #13 on: September 02, 2010, 05:05:07 AM »
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@Nossie: Hanna was right, discuss are harder to keep, very sensitive and in my place discuss are expensive fish. I need to consider first before buy it.
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Re: Black Ghost Knife Fish
« Reply #14 on: September 02, 2010, 05:15:11 AM »
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Yes, right, didn't think about the $$$.
Pretty and expensive.
Got a guy here, he breeds them and he sell's them for about $ 150-200 each, size: about 7 cm in diameter. Beautiful colours too.

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Re: Black Ghost Knife Fish
« Reply #15 on: September 02, 2010, 10:02:10 AM »
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Well, that's why I mentioned awesome water quality, filtration and food Smiley
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« Reply #16 on: September 02, 2010, 01:46:21 PM »
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yes, you are so right there  Smiley
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Re: Black Ghost Knife Fish
« Reply #17 on: September 02, 2010, 07:15:53 PM »
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what at petsmart(in the U.S) they are $5
and they are like 5in
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Re: Black Ghost Knife Fish
« Reply #18 on: October 19, 2010, 04:00:34 PM »
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Our Petsmart here in Michigan do not sell Discus.  In fact I wouldn't know where to get one if I wanted one...not that I do.. Grin
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« Reply #19 on: October 20, 2010, 03:32:42 AM »
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I didn't see discus in the pet shops here lately... >> But I remember they had them once in the smaller shop! Smiley Never looked at the price though d:
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