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 Puneit,
 Arowanas  have  a  nasty  habit  of  chewing  and  spitting  sometimes.    So  rather  than  BHM,  i'd  recomend  raw  beef  for  arowanas.
 As  for  tankmates,  i'd  suggest  2-4  tinfoil  barbs.
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 I  have  observed  that  habit  of  Aro,  so  I  have  reduced  the  size  of  the  Mix  I  give  him.  Also  the  mix  has  gelatine,  so  it  somewhat  sticks.
 The  first  few  feeds  he  eats  completely,  and  there  after  he  stats  spitting  some  of  the  food,  which  the  Auratus  eat  away  in  no  time.  (I  hope  I  have  mentioned  it  before  he  is  in  the  tank  having  Auratus  for  the  time  being).
 Here,  I  fear  them[auratus]  suffering  from  Malawi  bloat  as  BHM  is  rich  in  protein.
 
   
                                                 
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So  rather  than  BHM,  i'd  recomend  raw  beef  for  arowanas.                

 
 I  have  a  bag  full  of  BHM(About  a  Kg  of  it).  What  do  I  do  with  it?I  prepared  it  for  the  Aro.  Other  tanks  have  platies,  swordtails,  tiger  barbs,  goldfish,  rosy  barbs,  corydoras,  gouramis,  mollies,  fighter  and  mystery  apple  snails.  Can  I  feed  any  of  these  too.
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 No  probs,  you  can  finish  this  bag  for  the  aro  and  then  continue  with  raw  beef  after  that.
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 Ok  boss.  How  much  should  I  feed  him?
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 Can  feed  him  in  fair  amounts  twice  a  day  until  10"-1'
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 When  I  got  him,  he  was  thin.  What  I  am  trying  to  say  here  is  that  in  4-5  days  of  feeding  the  Aro,  I  can  see  a  bulge  in  the  stomach  area  of  the  aro.  Should  I  reduce  the  feed.  Don't  feed  him  more  than  2-3  min  each  time,  twice  a  day.
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 Feed  the  Arrawana  so  that  the  stomach  is  barely  visible  as  a  bulge.  That  is  more  than  sufficient.
 
 If  you  are  seeing  a  noticeable  bulge  he's  getting  lots  more  than  he  needs.
 
 It's  the  same  like  for  humans.  Stuff  yourself  and  the  belly  expands  for  all  to  see.  You  actually  feel  full  even  before  this  happens  right?
 
 So  as  long  as  the  stomach  bulge  is  faintly  noticeable  he's  getting  more  than  enough.
 
 This  is  what  I  follow  for  all  my  fish,  though  I  do  overfeed  them  many  times.  :lol:
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 When  large  fish  are  young  you  can  feed  them  2-5  times  a  day,  each  time  as  above.
 
 Forget  the  2-3  minute  feeding  time  rule.
 
 But  you'll  see  almost  the  same  result  in  2-3  minutes  of  feeding.  It's  very  difficult  to  make  everyone  understand  and  print  the  stomach  bulge  routine  on  food  packets.  That's  why  the  2-3  minute  rule  is  so  popular.
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puneit  wrote:                
I  have  observed  that  habit  of  Aro,  so  I  have  reduced  the  size  of  the  Mix  I  give  him.  Also  the  mix  has  gelatine,  so  it  somewhat  sticks.
 The  first  few  feeds  he  eats  completely,  and  there  after  he  stats  spitting  some  of  the  food,  which  the  Auratus  eat  away  in  no  time.                  

 
 He  is  not  spitting  some  of  the  food,  he  'vomiting'  from  over  eating!
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 Thanks  Madan,
 I  reduced  the  feed  slightly  and  it  didn't  vomit.
 One  thing  I  want  to  know,  I  have  read  that  aros  tend  to  jump  out  of  the  tank  if  the  cover  is  not  firmly  in  place.  
 What  precautions  should  I  take  during  water  changes  or  working  inside  the  tank.  Can  it  jump  during  that  time  too?  I  think  I  am  being  paranoid,  is  it?  Oops
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 Arrawana  will  jump  through  the  smallest  opening  it  can  fit  in.
 
 They  will  jump  during  water  changes.
 
 Take  what  ever  precautions  you  can  and  if  it  still  jumps  it's  the  arrawanas  funeral!
 
 They  will  jump  whatever  their  size  and  age.


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 Thanks  for  cautioning  me  Madan.  I  take  precautions  but  now  I  shall  take  extra  precautions.    And  I  hope  no  mishap  occurs  ever.
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 Fm  my  experience  in  keeping  silvers  nd  now  an  RTG  aro  you  can  keep  reasonable  size  cichlids  except  fr  gold  fishes  but  it  all  depends  on  the  Aro  genes  nd  its  aggresiveness  nd  the  size  of  the  tank.
 your  tank  size  is  small  fr  the  moment  but  you  need  to  upgrade.Once  you  hve  a  bigger  tank  you  can  add  oscars  of  reasonable  size  nd  even  a  FH  or  BPs.  
 I  currently  hve  a  5"  FH  nd  8"  RTG  living  together  in  4.2ft  tank  but  its  depends  on  the  Aro.So  far  so  good.This  is  my  2  cents  opinion    
 
 Anyways  happy  aro  keeping  nd  keep  us  update  on  its  progress.    Smile  
 
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 Mahek  Wrote:
 
 
                                                 
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I  currently  hve  a  5"  FH  nd  8"  RTG  living  together  in  4.2ft  tank  but  its  depends  on  the  Aro                

 
 You  are  a  brave  man  to  have  them  all  together.  But  if  I  were  in  your  place  I  would  have  not  even  dared  having  anything  in  the  RTG  tank  except  RTG.
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But  if  I  were  in  your  place  I  would  have  not  even  dared  having  anything  in  the  RTG  tank  except  RTG.                

 Vijay,
 We  all  agree  that  we  need  large  tanks  for  aro,  what  ever  be  their  type.  And  unless  one  has  a  large  number  of  tanks  at  home,  keeping  a  single  fish  in  a  tank,  that  too  a  surface  dweller,  doesn't  give  satisfaction.  So,  one  gets  tempted  to  keep  other  fish.  And  if,  the  community  tank  thus  formed  works  fine,  then  isn't  it  a  great  thing  to  have.  
 Quoting  Mahek  here:
 
                                                 
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 you  can  keep  reasonable  size  cichlids  except  fr  gold  fishes  but  it  all  depends  on  the  Aro  genes  nd  its  aggresiveness  nd  the  size  of  the  tank.  
                 
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