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I dont think the rhoms will work. I have not heard of rhoms living successfully together in a home aquarium.
 

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That would turn into work to keep them rather than a hobby with that many piranhas. You could start charging admission like a zoo to show people your set up which would be kind of cool.
 

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You don't think 41 it's enough ??

You sould by a 500 gallons instead and put your 41 ps, they will like that !!!

and in your 240 gallons, by a 14 inch Rhombeus
 

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I agree with blackdude about putting your guys in a 500 gallon but I think 240 gallons is a bit excessive for a 14" rhom, a tank that big seems perfect for shoals rather than single predators IMO.
 

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I may be mistaken, but i believe the rohms that were succesfully bred in captivity in germany were in a 1000 gallon tank. I believe there was 3 of them. I would much rather try somthing like a shoal of brandtii or a girant geryii shoal though. Both of these would be able to breed with any amount of luck.

The price of maintaining a tank with a 100 pygos in it wold be ridiculous though, thats why i would go with a few very aggressive serras and of course there is always manuelli.
 

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Think of the profit if you could successfully breed Rhoms. You would have people knocking down your door for the ability and knowledge of how to do it successfully if it worked.
 

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I think keeping 150+ pirahnas in a tank would run you into the poor house with just feeding them, although that would be a badass tank.
 

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Mad...do you have any photos of your rhoms cohabitating for that period of time? I would really like to see some pics of it.
No I do not. Frank beleaves them to have been S. altuvei, frank please clearafy.

Think of the profit if you could successfully breed Rhoms. You would have people knocking down your door for the ability and knowledge of how to do it successfully if it worked.
I am not interested in making money off of these fish, I have enough money.

Mad, Are you going to get a 1000 gallon? What on earth would the dimensions of that be? Who makes tanks that big?
When I move yes, I will have a basement. I will probablty buy a couple more 240's and a 500 and one or two 1000's. I have no Idea what the dimentions it would be. The guy at my LFS owns a tank building company, So he would be providing a custom made tank.

That would turn into work to keep them rather than a hobby with that many piranhas. You could start charging admission like a zoo to show people your set up which would be kind of cool.
Yes it is alot of work but I love these fish and can dedicate myself to the xtra work it will take. If the tank is setup properly there should be little or no tank maintance, except water changes which can be worked around.

Back to the origanal question. Anyone able to state sizes and species of the fish I could put together in the same tank. I beleave I will end up going againest the masses and putting several rhombs and piraya, natts, spilos, and pacus in the 1000 gallon.
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wow!! well what ever you decide on goodluck and keep us updated
 
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