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Animal Crossing


How do you catch an Arapaima?

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How do you catch an Arapaima?

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courtney_radeka_2005 answered:

You can only catch an Arapaima in July, August, and September. In July, it is Morning(4:00AM-9:00AM), Evening(4:00PM-9:00PM), and Night(9:00PM-4:00AM). In August and September it is the same times. They are seen rarely. Look for big shadows in the rivers, ponds, and I think the ocean. (If it's big in the ocean it might be a Coelacanth!) Hope I helped!

Guest answered:

i don't know how you can tell if its an arapaima, but i just look for the biggest shadow and its a 1 of 3 chance its an arapaima. these sell at tom nooks for 10,000. i sold oranges (my towns fruit) and flowers to nook until my (first)mortgage was down 2 9,000 and then i caught my first arapaima. good way 2 pay off debt!

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I did not here this tip and caught one and what to know how much it is worth, more to come.

Guest answered:

They are very rare, they are easy to catch but it makes you so nervous because it's so big in the lake! I've caught 3 so far and iv'e caught all of mine in daylight from 1-6 pm.. Hope I helped you Smile

SamwiseGamgee answered:

The above answers are accurate, except I'm not sure about the animals staring at it (that only works in the winter, with underground mole crickets, or if there's a bug in a tree--they will stare at them). AND there are no arapaima in the ocean. They're out in July and August, from 4 PM to 9 AM, if I recall, and like to hang out near or in the pond, or by the waterfall -- at the bottom. But they CAN occur anywhere. The stringfish--even larger--is out in December-Feb., and is almost always at the northernmost part of the river, by the RR tracks. Occasionally it'll be by the base of the waterfall, but rarely.

Guest answered:

They are in the river and the pond, no ocean, you can catch them around 1:00 a.m is when I caught many of them,

Guest answered:

I find them fairly often in heavy rain in early September along the river bank above the cliff...

When it is raining heavily with occasion lightning(or what looks like it it seems like you see no sea bass in the ocean sometimes...when they are lacking I find the arapaima seem to come about every 7 times I catch a ficsh and reenter the area in the upper river.:P

Guest answered:

They have HUGE shadows...almost a third the width of the river...


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