Feeding

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Erniefiggy28 created the topic: Feeding

Yes sorry to bug again. But I would like to what would be a good diet for my Oscar fish. I already feed him pellets. But I was reading that meal worms/beetles or live river shrimp is good for its diet. But I would like to which is better and will not give him to much fat????
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face mcshooty replied the topic: Feeding

bugs and worms are a good addition to a oscars diet although i would stick with store bought ones if you use bugs or worms from outside you run the risk of getting pesticides or fertilizers in your tank as for the shrimp i never recommend feeding live aquatic food (shrimp fish etcetera) the risk of the fish getting a disease or parasite is just to high if you want to feed your fish shrimp get frozen ones frum the grocery store

as for which one is the best food i'd say all of the above maybe some mealworms one week then some shrimp the next a varied diet will keep the fish interested

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turtle lover replied the topic: Feeding

insects make the best meal. Some insects that may include cockroaches and cricket. You may also catch insect in clean areas. For insects bought from pet stores or fish and tackle shops, they have to be fed with veggies 3 days prior.
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SlippinCichlid replied the topic: Re:Feeding

My Oscars eat peas melons and bananas along with hikari pellets as they're staple. Worms and crickets on occasion as well as frozen blood worms.
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turtle lover replied the topic: Feeding

For a treat u can try some dead fish like anchovies.
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TheOscarfishMan81 replied the topic: Feeding

I feed mine on pellet and peas as the staple and as treats I feed mealworms, crickets, moths that happen to come in the house, maggots from fishing tackle shops and the flys that they hatch into, my excess guppies from my guppy tank and excess shrimps from my shrimp tank but there favourite by far is the mealworms they practically jump out the tank when they see the tub with them in.
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