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Mata Mata...how long in a 58 gal tank??
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Posted by bloomindaedalus on May 13, 2003 at 13:37:38:
In Reply to: Mata Mata...how long in a 58 gal tank?? posted by NOLA on May 13, 2003 at 12:42:37:
36 by 18 gives aboyt 4 and a half square feet of space so when its more than 5 inches long its really too big for the tank. I'd say you'd get away with six months to a year at most.
They grow medium fast and yes they are sedentary but they do get huge. You will eventually need like 20 square feet for an adult. A stock tank is a more realistic long range plan.