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This isn't much of a question... just a post, I bought a 2 inch s. rhom from shark aqua about 2 weeks ago and he is crazy. Very aggresive, at first he was kinda shy. But about a week ago he started attacking whatever I put in there. One night I put my hand in there to move a plant and it looked like he was gonna come over and try a bite. So I grabbed a net to nudge something over and he came at the net, and bit a hole in the netting! He isn't as fun as watching a group of red bellies but he sure is gonna be a handfull in about 10 years! I can't wait. I do have a question too, I have him in a 15 gallon now, I figure that will work fine till he is about 4 or so inches, then I plan on putting him in my 29 gallon tank (30Lx12Wx18T...) how long in that tank?? I have a 75 gallon im gonna use down the road for him(48x18x22), is this good for life or should I get a 125 for him and skip my 75 and sell that?? Thanks guys!
 

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Some people will disagree but, a 75g will be fine for life. The average aquarist is not going to grow a rhom to 15 inches in captivity. Your plan sounds like a good one.
 

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People on this board have really been lucking out with samll 2 inch rhoms and beign aggressive. Yourself, me, and daveyboy have all talked about having really aggressive 2 inchers. Glad to hear you lucked out. A 75g should be fine as long as it is deep enough to allow the fish to turn around fine.....you will have a long time till that though....ask 'hastatus' about some of his recorded growth rates for s. rhombeus...they are pretty SLOW.
 

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congrats on your aggro rhom. that's a rare to have one be such a beast at such a small size. they are usually very shy and skittish at that size. personally i would go with a 125, give that puppy some room to swim in. i would rather give the fish more room than is needed then the minimal amount.

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