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Old 12-04-2010
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Hi,

Im planning to buy 7 adult petros moshi (racio 5/2) or 12 juvies and I was wondering if my aquarium can be big enought for them? The aquarium is 175x50x60 cm.

Should I go for the adults or for the juvies?

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Old 12-04-2010
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Moshi's are very nasty from what I have heard, I would not go smaller than a 180 gallon tank , a 225 or larger if possible. The bigger the better. I do not keep these fish , just going by what I have read from others expeirence.

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Hi,

Im planning to buy 7 adult petros moshi (racio 5/2) or 12 juvies and I was wondering if my aquarium can be big enought for them? The aquarium is 175x50x60 cm.

Should I go for the adults or for the juvies?

Thanks,
Diogo[/b]
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Moshi's are very nasty from what I have heard,[/b]
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And what is your opinion?!?!
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Old 12-04-2010
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I think you'll be fine either way. For me, I LOVE my f1 petros. You get all the good things about petros with less killing :lol:

Why not get both the f0 and f1's???
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Old 12-04-2010
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IME minimum size tank for a large petro types is a standard 125 g but bigger is always better. My moshis are actually in a standard 135g and a 200g. If money is not an issue, certainly get both F0 and F1, the F1 usually mellows the wc a bit. Consider keeping them with another petro variant or lots of trophs too. If you must choose only one or the other, F1s will be easier than F0 for sure in general as SWK states and this is a personal choice for first time petro keepers. In any case, you have good options as not many F1s are usually available in the market.

Good luck with the selection and do show us pics when you get them.
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Old 12-06-2010
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IMO always go for F1 if available. It's not even a choice in my eyes..... less aggression ... usually better colors.... less expensive....

I don't see why some people always want wild.
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Old 12-06-2010
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Go for the F1's. Much less aggression and can be housed in a smaller tank than the wilds. I keep F1 Longola in a 90 gallon and no more aggression than a Troph.
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Hi,

Thank you all for your feedback. Ill go for the Juvies.

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Old 12-21-2010
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If I were you I would buy more than 12 F1. It's much easier to keep these petros in a larger group when they become adult. If you buy 7 or more males the rest (females) won't be happy in the future. I'd been selecting my group of Moshi for 1,5 year when I finally got a group of 18 big and happy Moshis.


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