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Old 01-06-2016, 10:47 PM
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Hi everyone, I am looking to get some Mobas and I was wondering if there was a recommended size tank per fish? For example, 3 Mobas in a 40 gallon, 5 in a 55 gallon, etc. My apologies if this is a dumb questions but I want to make sure I am being a responsible Moba owner. I appreciate all of the information you can provide.
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Old 01-06-2016, 11:05 PM
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Two or more you want at least a 6 foot tank. I won't keep them in anything less then a 125.
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Yes, six foot minimum. Eight foot is ideal.

They will need that room to get away from an aggressive alpha. That is also one of the reasons you should keep a larger harem too (distribute the aggression among more targets). Fronts get big and, imho, it is just plain wrong to keep them in anything less.

A 48" tank can be used as a growout tank for young fry.

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Yup, minimum a six footer, but the bigger the better because you will have more Moba once you become a Moba addict.
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6 ft or larger is ideal!
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