75 Gallons enough for Jack Dempsey?

Discussion in 'Jack Dempsey' started by Nova359, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. Nova359New MemberMember

    Well, instead a pair of JD I recued 2 pairs.
    Is a 75 gls enough????
     
  2. Shawnie

    ShawnieFishlore LegendMember

    if they are a m/f combo, each pair I mean, it wont be enough :( and any breeding pairs that might come out of the 4, will NOT tolerate the others....if they are all the same sex, you could be ok for awhile :)
     
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    Nova359New MemberMember

    They a 2 boys 2 girls.
    They are 4 inches each, they together but I know.. How much time I got???
     




  4. Shawnie

    ShawnieFishlore LegendMember

    hmm maybe 5 months? and im guessing...my fem bred at about 5 inches but my male was closer to 7

    But I know BB and others have had theirs breed much smaller...
     
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    Nova359New MemberMember

    Thank you.
     
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    Nova359New MemberMember

    Shawnie.
    When will I do it?
    Wait until the first pair bred? Then move the other pair.
    or do it now? before any figthing ?
     
  7. Shawnie

    ShawnieFishlore LegendMember

    if they are only 4 inches big, and you dont see any agression/injuries on them, id leave them until you see a pair forming....:)
     
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    Nova359New MemberMember

    Thank you one more time!
     
  9. harpua2002

    harpua2002Fishlore VIPMember

    You'll know when it's time to do something. When you see them start to become aggressive toward each other, I'd suggest making some other arrangements for one pair. It will start off with chasing and posturing, and then progress to nipped fins, lip locking, etc. I'm sure you'll want to take care of things before you get to that point, lol.
     
  10. Shawnie

    ShawnieFishlore LegendMember

    welcome and good luck :)
     
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    Nova359New MemberMember

    Could be better if i take one male out and leave one male with two females?
    Or just wait and see.
     
  12. OP
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    Nova359New MemberMember

    Forget it.
    I will get another 75 Glns tank. That is what MTS it is all about it . Right?:):;toast
     
  13. harpua2002

    harpua2002Fishlore VIPMember

    Exactly! ;D
     




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