never seen these before?

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is this guy right and these are the wild typr?or are they some kind of cross breed?

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i have a pair of tiger oscars female 12\" male 11\"
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OFL replied the topic: Re:never seen these before?

They will change colour dramatically as they get older. I can't really tell what they are, the pictures are bloody awful.

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delboybully replied the topic: Re:never seen these before?

A book I have says that the tiger oscar is a domestic variety bred to increase the distribution of red pigment. The wild variety has irregular dark blotches and rust-coloured markings.



It is impossible to say what these oscars are gonna turn out like until they grow up. Whether they are wild on not is anyones guess. Ask him some questions about how he got them and where from

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OFL replied the topic: Re:never seen these before?

I don't like people who sell fish like this. They have absolutely no interest in the welfare of the fish in my opinion. They are just selling them to anyone who pays the money. When I get read a couple of my Oscars, I certainly will not give them to anyone, they will have to have the right tank, that's for sure.

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pooky_84 replied the topic: Re:never seen these before?

I do agree. Someone will but these poor little things and stick them into god knows what sort of tank. Poor little things. It's bad enough from the pet shop, let alone this!


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delboybully replied the topic: Re:never seen these before?

You do have a very good point OFL. At least some, but not all, fish shops tell you how big oscars get. He could of at least mentioned in the add the sizes they grow too and the size of tank needed to keep them in

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