Flowerhorn In A 75g Tank?

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Hello shiv234, I have personally never kept a flowerhorn cichlid before but I was very interested at one point in getting one as well. I did a lot of research and everywhere I read, it said the minimum tank size for a full grown flowerhorn cichlid was a standard 75 gallon aquarium.

Maybe actual flowerhorn cichlid keepers can add there opinions as well and maybe even correct this information if wrong.
 
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Seth15 said:
Hello shiv234, I have personally never kept a flowerhorn cichlid before but I was very interested at one point in getting one as well. I did a lot of research and everywhere I read, it said the minimum tank size for a full grown flowerhorn cichlid was a standard 75 gallon aquarium.

Maybe actual flowerhorn cichlid keepers can add there opinions as well and maybe even correct this information if wrong.
I actually have one in a 180g by himself but I want a smaller tank since I can't keep the 180g in my room anymore
 

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75 should be enough, but 100+ is my recommendation.

They are a very personable fish though so I think it would be a fun fish to keep in your room.
 
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75g Discus Tank said:
75 should be enough, but 100+ is my recommendation.

They are a very personable fish though so I think it would be a fun fish to keep in your room.
I know...I love them
 

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I know...I love them
I saw a really beautiful 4 inch flowerhorn at my LFS. I had an empty 29 that I was planning on using as a growout until I could get a 75.

Then, I saw that he was $600.
 
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75g Discus Tank said:
I saw a really beautiful 4 inch flowerhorn at my LFS. I had an empty 29 that I was planning on using as a growout until I could get a 75.

Then, I saw that he was $600.
lol...I bought mines for 1500 in TTD which is about 220 USD
 

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shiv234 said:
I actually have one in a 180g by himself but I want a smaller tank since I can't keep the 180g in my room anymore
Oh, I was under the impression that you were new to flowerhorn cichlids.

I guess 75 gallon Discus Tank agrees that a 75 is sufficient.
 
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Seth15 said:
Oh, I was under the impression that you were new to flowerhorn cichlids.

I guess 75 gallon Discus Tank agrees that a 75 is sufficient.
ohhh no...I got a couple years experience with one however that is with a massive tank and not a small one
 

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ohhh no...I got a couple years experience with one however that is with a massive tank and not a small one
I see, well in that case I guess it's safe to say that a 75 should be fine
 

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I think a 75 gallon is good, it has the depth for it to grow and turn. I think you should be fine.
 

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