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Herichthys carpintis 'Chairel' UPDATE 5/7 3 months 8 hours ago #67892

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kmuda wrote:
So.. what's your opinion? A good solo tank species? How does it compare to an Oscar?

I haven't found a species that can compare to an Oscar in personality... Just not convinced that one exists... yet.

I find myself a bit disenchanted with the solo fish setup. It's just not the same as it used to be for me personally. I find myself much more drawn to my community type setups. I think in a 6ft 180g with a few rough and tumble tank mates, I'd enjoy this guy a lot more.
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Herichthys carpintis 'Chairel' UPDATE 5/7 1 week 4 days ago #69182

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Looking back at the day I got these guys, it's pretty much the 2 year mark for Beast, my solo remaining H. carpintis 'chairel'. He's grown to be an impressive specimen, but is to aggressive to keep with anything else I have currently. I'll get some 2 year pics up here soon. :)
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Herichthys carpintis 'Chairel' UPDATE 5/7 1 week 1 day ago #69273

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Herichthys carpintis 'Chairel' UPDATE 5/7 1 week 1 day ago #69274

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The blue colouring is so bright it doesn't look real. One mighty looking fish.
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Herichthys carpintis 'Chairel' UPDATE 5/7 1 week 23 hours ago #69278

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The color is equal in intensity to his assholeness. :)
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Herichthys carpintis 'Chairel' UPDATE 5/7 1 week 19 hours ago #69281

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I absolutely love this fish Rush-have you made a decision on whether he stays or goes?
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Herichthys carpintis 'Chairel' UPDATE 5/7 1 week 11 hours ago #69286

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Nothing final yet. Still kind of leaning towards letting him go. If my brother would commit to taking him, I'd give him up. But nothing solid yet. And I don't want to just flippantly hand him over to just anyone either.

He's starting to mouth the glass. He's got some pretty gnarly teeth. I tried to get pics of it, but he snaps so fast.

If it ever turns out that I still have him this spring/summer, I'd consider shipping him to a good home for the price of shipping... but that's on the back burner obviously. We'll see what happens in the meantime.
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