Therefore here are the methods to the questions you have off my personal management at Monterey Bay Aquarium: Hmmm

I became starting to thought I’d be unable to get this setup work

The truth is, I would choose you to an enthusiastic aquarist keep to the more important aspects of tank staying but could just remember that , moving this new limitations either contributes to particular hardly recognized ahead of conclusions to your habitat and you will lifestyles of several marine varieties. Remoras: There are not any chilled water remoras, all varieties are sandwich-tropical in order to warm. They could survive just fine in the place of an environment. We leftover one to for several years in the a holding tank at MBA. If they’re kept together with other exact same sized fish, might tend to harass others fish, convinced that he could be a host that is certainly an effective challenge with the fresh enough time-name endurance of most other seafood.

I’ve provided remoras many techniques from highest krill so you’re able to sliced seafood and you may squid. Fulfill the food item on the size throat of one’s creature. We won’t most refer to them as a community seafood, however they are tolerant from almost every other remoras or any other variety. It would become Pacific sardines, Northern anchovy, most useful smelt, jack smelt, grunion, herring, Ca traveling fish, and you may Longfin halfbeak. On the checklist finest smelt and you can jack smelt might possibly be you most readily useful options. Really education fishes seem to be a bit sensitive, may not survive collection, will often have issues with the microbial problem and for that reason don’t do just fine during the captivity, particularly in a little program. This is not possible that the latest horn whales have a tendency to feast upon such fishes (it might happens, not likely).

Horn whales are primarily benthic feeders. You might like to lay surfperch for the on the horn whales. The menu of surfperch which may functions will include reef, dwarf, shiner, walleye, white and you will banned surfperch. I might maybe not test it in place of to make sure that you may have a proper gadgets to steadfastly keep up this type of pets and also the correct permits/license to collect, transport and keep maintaining this type of pet. You’re going to have to consult Cal. Fish and Video game regarding what you need. Once more I’d not recommend keeping any of these variety in the place of extremely being aware what you will do. The actual only real most other variety that will endure for all the length of day ‘s the enlarge shark. Don’t try to continue an enthusiastic angel shark, you can find tall serving activities on the angel sharks and you will I am able to almost make sure that they don’t endure getting most a lot of time.

Exit the latest angel sharks in the sea. Leopards, Smoothhounds, dogfish, guitarfish, an such like. I’d strongly recommend you never keep these whales for the a property program.

Bob Fenner>

Re: Remoras (the fish) Thanks for the heads up on the Remora. Steve.

Remora w/ shark? Sorry to bother you again but I was just wondering if you could tell me how big remoras get. I am planning on a 400g tank for a bamboo shark and it would be very cool if I could have one of these. What can you tell me about them? Thanks a lot Jeff liechty