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Florida Gar, Needle Nose Gar

Florida Gar, Needle Nose Gar
Lepisosteus platyrhincus

Length: 30.0"
Sex: Males are thinner.
Feeding: Live dead fish meat prawns shellfish(SMALL).
Social Behaviour: Good with other amazonian fish, arowana and other gars(NOT ALLIGATOR).


Up Keep: 55 gallon minimum when little. 100 Gallons minimum when larger. keep in clean acidic water.
Breeding: Difficult in home aquarium.
Comments: Fish is for hobbyist who have kept big fish before. Keep with other hunting fish. Add .0005 salt for better color.


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