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*new Updates* Mangrove Jack Thread

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#281 Imogen

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Posted 19 June 2015 - 03:56 PM

Yeah... i felt embarrassed pressing post. 

#282 silly

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Posted 21 June 2015 - 12:04 PM

Just read the whole thread, awesome read!

It brought back some memories of the jack i once had so i thought i'd share.


this was about 5-6 yrs ago but.. bought him at 8-10cm and placed him in a 5' with a toga for a companion. They got along fine for a few month when one morning i found the toga dried up on the floor... (not sure if the jack hassled him). Once the jack was solo i converted the tank into brackish water and then into full salt. He started to thrive once he was in full salt and he grew rapidly to about 35cm+. He was peaceful amongst his tank mates of a snowflake eel and a trigger fish and never looked twice at either of them. I used to feed him live mullet, goldies and whitebait. Had a tank crash due to feeding highly oily sardines when the shop ran out of whitebait and I ended up losing the lot of them. 


Sorta makes me feel like getting another one now!






and a video. not the best quality..


Edited by silly, 21 June 2015 - 12:07 PM.

#283 coltpeacemaker

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Posted 10 June 2016 - 01:00 PM

pet magic cannington has them but their pricy $300

#284 ice

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Posted 10 June 2016 - 01:25 PM

The little jack that they have there is a little ripper though, aggressive little thing and full of beans. Id pay $300 or it in a heartbeat, i'm tempted to sell mine and buy that one to be honest.

#285 Jules

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Posted 10 June 2016 - 02:47 PM

speaking of which, how is that little one of yours?

I assume not so little.

#286 ice

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Posted 10 June 2016 - 03:02 PM

Yeah getting bigger but still fairly dull. Just waiting for it to show its adult colours and hoping it'll show some more yellow. It would be around 20cm now.

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