My Oscar has insane appetite. How to regulate it?

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AZ Steve wrote: A single Oscar needs a minimum of 55gal tank. 15 gallon tank would be like you living in a closet. I would consider rehoming all but one, and put that one un the 100 gallon tank.


You are right. But that's really how my budget goes for now. I'll transfer them to a larger tank once I've got extra cash. hopefully soon! ;)
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You have a 100GL tank, but keep them in 15GL tanks? And change the water every 2 weeks? Can you post a video of them, please? Would like to get a close up of the cranium in particular......

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Darth Nandopsis wrote: You have a 100GL tank, but keep them in 15GL tanks? And change the water every 2 weeks? Can you post a video of them, please? Would like to get a close up of the cranium in particular......


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Darth Nandopsis wrote: You have a 100GL tank, but keep them in 15GL tanks? And change the water every 2 weeks? Can you post a video of them, please? Would like to get a close up of the cranium in particular......


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I would strongly urge you to:

1) Re-home all but one of those Oscars. Keeping them in TINY tanks like that plus only changing the water every 2 weeks plus giving them live aquatic food is a ticking time bomb. You are asking for heartache & your Oscars will get sick. I understand about not having a lot of money, believe me, but that doesn't men they shouldn't be cared for properly......& I'm sorry but cramming them in aquariums that are BEYOND inadequate plus filtration that is severely inefficient plus not changing the water often enough is improper care.

2) Set up that big tank w/ one of them.......throw all that filtration you have in that one aquarium, & increase the water changes to 75% 1X per week.

I would still like to see a close-up of these fishes' cranial regions w/ better lighting.

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WATER CHANGES ARE THE LIFEBLOOD OF THIS HOBBY. IF YOU DON'T BELIEVE SO OR SIMPLY DON'T FEEL LIKE DOING THEM, RE-HOME YOUR FISH, SELL YOUR AQUARIUM & FIND ANOTHER HOBBY, AS YOU WILL FAIL UTTERLY, COMPLETELY, & MISERABLY.
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Okay. It's weekend but too bad I still got work. I guess I would start cleaning the big tank after 2 days. Need to rest and sleep I just got off from work earlier because I work at night. Thank you again for the advice. I'll keep you posted for progress.
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3 weeks after and no update... well, i hope your fish are all good for now...
btw, where are you in the Philippines?
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DRACO wrote: 3 weeks after and no update... well, i hope your fish are all good for now...
btw, where are you in the Philippines?


It has been so busy these past few weeks. I moved them in a community tank. And then the red O and albino made pair. I bought them another tank. So far so good.




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btw, I live in Manila, PH
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Gaarakilla19 replied the topic: My Oscar has insane appetite. How to regulate it?

looks like u scrubbed soap on the glass lmao
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