my oscer is being picked on by a much smaller fish

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My oscer is being bullied by a fish 1/8 it's size. To be honest I can't remember what kind of fish it is I just remember the girl at the store said it would glow pink when it's sexually mature, I just got it cause I thought it was cool and she said it would be fine with a oscer. My oscer hides and doesn't really defend itself even though he could kill the other fish, his fins have been nipped at and I feel bad cause he doesn't seem as happy as usual. Why is he so submissive, even when I put food in he doesn't really go for it for the last few days.... please help
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miked10 replied the topic: my oscer is being picked on by a much smaller fish

Also my tank is 90 gallons
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DRACO replied the topic: my oscer is being picked on by a much smaller fish

can you post pic of those small bully fish...
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miked10 replied the topic: my oscer is being picked on by a much smaller fish

I would but I can't figure out how..... This site is difficult
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miked10 replied the topic: my oscer is being picked on by a much smaller fish

I found out its call a black belt chichlid
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Rocksor replied the topic: my oscer is being picked on by a much smaller fish

Remove the blacket belt cichlid. These are highly aggressive fish. If you do not remove the black belt, your oscar will get sick because of the stress caused by the bullying.
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miked10 replied the topic: my oscer is being picked on by a much smaller fish

Done. Thank you very much :)
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