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PostSubject: My Arapaima Gigas    Tue Nov 30, 2010 6:27 pm

Good evening mga ka PEP share ko lang po ang aking arapaima gigas na bili namin siya sa cartimar 6-7 inches lang ngayon 6-7 feet na. Diet is Live Hito 3-5 pcs 4-5x a week kung kailan lang siya nagwawala na sa gutom tsaka siya kakain.. lol!

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The Arapaima fish is also known as the Pirarucu, and is one of the biggest freshwater fish species in the world. Its scientific name is Arapaima gigas. This fish can only be found wild in the Amazon River Basin in South America. It can reach a length of 450 centimeters (177.17 inches) and weigh up to 200 kilograms (440 lbs). The Arapaima is grey and decorated with an orange speckling at the posterior end. The scales can grow up to six centimeters long on the largest Arapaima specimens. You will find two symmetrical fins on the body, located at the posterior end.

The Arapaima is a predatory fish that eats fish, birds and any other animal that it can catch. The major part of its diet consists of fish, but since it is a large opportunistic hunter it will happily gulp down other animals as well. Arapaimas prefer to hunt close to the surface since they need to breathe oxygen from the air. This does however not prevent the Arapaima from occasionally diving very far down. The fact that this fish needs to breathe air from the atmosphere every 10-20 minutes must of course be taken into consideration if you intend to keep an Arapaima in captivity. The aquarium must be arranged in a way that makes access to fresh air possible. Arapaima is found in various habitats in the Amazon River Basin which means that you can have some freedom when you decorate its aquarium. You will find Arapaima in the Amazon River, in the tributaries and in the floodplain lakes. It lives in white water as well as clear water, and the fact that it breaths oxygen from the atmosphere makes it possible for this fish to live in oxygen depleted swampy waters as well.

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Pasensya na po phone cam lang gamit.. Enjoy! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Tue Nov 30, 2010 6:31 pm

ang ganda talaga ng arapaima! kaso nid ko ng swimming pool hehehehe. kainggit! thumbs up


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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Tue Nov 30, 2010 6:36 pm

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ang ganda talaga ng arapaima! kaso nid ko ng swimming pool hehehehe. kainggit! thumbs up

pagawa ka na swimming pool, tapos makisabay tayo mag swimming sa kanya. wahahaha. pero ikaw muno magtesting.. hehehe
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Tue Nov 30, 2010 9:09 pm

Mabait yan mga sir.. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Tue Nov 30, 2010 9:17 pm

Sir bat ang liit ng arapaima mo? Razz

Nice ganda sobra.


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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Tue Nov 30, 2010 9:36 pm

Thanx po sa papuri mga sir.. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Tue Nov 30, 2010 11:32 pm

wow astig talaga arapaima, yun sa avilon zoo na ganyan sobra laki pwede na sumakay ang tao...
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Wed Dec 01, 2010 1:37 pm

wow, sarap pang 1 month na karne ^^, how much ang price nila maliit??

astig talaga heheh,,, hindi ba yan nangangagat?
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Wed Dec 01, 2010 1:51 pm

Sa malabon zoo d nyo pb nkita? 3pair adult nandun. Nkalagay sa karatula 15 meters.


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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Wed Dec 01, 2010 2:59 pm

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wow, sarap pang 1 month na karne ^^, how much ang price nila maliit??

astig talaga heheh,,, hindi ba yan nangangagat?

ANg alam ko sa carti ngayon nasa 7k up ito mga 8-10 inches yata..Smile kinakain nga ang paima sa ibang bansa..
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Sun Dec 05, 2010 4:43 pm

just want to share my pirarucu pics mga kapanalig... it's around 6ft+ na dn. sayang at nadedo 2yrs ago yung pondmate nya..it was larger at 7ft+ then. Sad

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Sorry for the crappy pics.. phone cam lng gnamit. Embarassed
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Sun Dec 05, 2010 4:55 pm

Real Monster Fish Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Sun Dec 05, 2010 5:54 pm

escolito wrote:
just want to share my pirarucu pics mga kapanalig... it's around 6ft+ na dn. sayang at nadedo 2yrs ago yung pondmate nya..it was larger at 7ft+ then. Sad

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Sorry for the crappy pics.. phone cam lng gnamit. Embarassed

sayang ang laki pa naman sir.. ayaw muna ulit mag alaga? sayang ang tanke.. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Mon Dec 06, 2010 9:43 am

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escolito wrote:
just want to share my pirarucu pics mga kapanalig... it's around 6ft+ na dn. sayang at nadedo 2yrs ago yung pondmate nya..it was larger at 7ft+ then. Sad

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Sorry for the crappy pics.. phone cam lng gnamit. Embarassed

sayang ang laki pa naman sir.. ayaw muna ulit mag alaga? sayang ang tanke.. Smile

Buhay pa naman tong nasa pic sir. 2 ksi sila dati. tama na yung isa at magastos sa maintenance ng food hehe. Wink May kasama naman syang alligator gar kya di din na sya malungkot. santa Pa plug na din sir, featured sya ngyn at iba ko pang pet fish sa Pets Unlimited november issue. hope you can all get a copy. ty Smile
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:30 am

ganda ah! mapula yta yan? ganda ng color kung mapula nga thumbs up


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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:13 pm

Wow sana makakita ako nyan live.. i only have 2 giant aligator gar.. around 4 feet palang.. balak ko na nga pagawan ng pond kasi anlaki na nila sa aquarium lang hehehehe..

NICE GIANTS!!!! thumbs up thumbs up thumbs up thumbs up
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:18 pm

Post naman pics sircris. Wink

Ilang gallons sila nakalagay ngayon?

@Markus - ganda talaga arapaima. haha. namimiss ko yong akin.
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:08 pm

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Post naman pics sircris. Wink

Ilang gallons sila nakalagay ngayon?

@Markus - ganda talaga arapaima. haha. namimiss ko yong akin.

Sir Lendz trade ko ito sa piranhas mo.. Smile thumbs up
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:13 pm

Kung may space lang ako ngayon hehehehe! Swap tayo!
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Thu Dec 09, 2010 9:53 pm

eto pre my gars...

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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Thu Dec 09, 2010 11:03 pm

Laki na. Hehe. Ilang gallons yan pre? TFS
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Fri Dec 10, 2010 8:22 am

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Laki na. Hehe. Ilang gallons yan pre? TFS

100 gal lang.. pero masikip na sila... tinitipid ko na sila sa pagkain until mapagawa ko un project ko na pond sa house.... hehehehe once in 2 weeks nalang ng galungong, bangus, tilapia(kung anu mura sa palengke samin) Razz Razz Razz Razz Razz Razz Razz Razz Razz
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Fri Dec 10, 2010 11:24 am

Ohh. Makitid ang 100gal ha.. Buti nakaka ikot sila hehe. 4ft pa naman din. I had 2 also before umabot lang ng 3ft sa pond ko for 5 years.. Ngayon display nalang sa isang petshop sa sta mesa. Anyway, sorry sa OT markus!
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Fri Dec 10, 2010 2:31 pm

lendz wrote:
Ohh. Makitid ang 100gal ha.. Buti nakaka ikot sila hehe. 4ft pa naman din. I had 2 also before umabot lang ng 3ft sa pond ko for 5 years.. Ngayon display nalang sa isang petshop sa sta mesa. Anyway, sorry sa OT markus!

dna nga sila gasino nakakaikot pre... buti d sila sensitive hehehehe.. dapat talaga mapagawa ko un pond para sa kanila...
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PostSubject: Re: My Arapaima Gigas    Sat Dec 11, 2010 6:59 pm

Pond muna yan para mas maging monster pa ang size! Smile
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