ID fish please

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  1. Handy

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    Please could anyone tell me what fish this is????????
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    it looks like a juvenile rock salmon to me, also known as river snapper and river roman, its one of those fish that will eat anything it can get in its mouth and they get big, not good for a home aquarium at all...
     
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    Its in my predator tank
     
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    it should be ok in there for a few years then, it definately lives up to the name of the tank ;)
     
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    I see they get huge and biiiiiiiiig teeth
     
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    yes, they are basically eating machines :D haha
     
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    They taste great. 2 years fish braai my house
     
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    haha, your house is a little far to travel for a braai, but you definately have the right idea :lmao:
     
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    Thanks again
     
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    This one weighed in at 12kg:

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    And this is a better color of how they turn out when bigger when they live in Lakes and the bottom pic is when caught in the ocean:

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    And they love live "Glassies". I had one in my sump for some time
     
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