What are they doing?!?!

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So..i have this great couple of oscars, 1 red marble male and a albino.
They been in the tank since they where 5cm and now 30cm+ after 2 years, they are spawning for over a year now every 2/3 weeks and maby more the last months, since this month they finaly have swimming fry but they just keep on spawning even with the fry still swimming around!, they dont keep the fry together, only a small group of around 15, the others (35) are everywhere in the tank!! Is this normal?? At night they are sleeping in the top layer of the tank and the fry are on there own...and at day they are defending them like crazy and nothing comes near them..
My tank specs:
830l 130cmx80cmx72wh
200+l sump
2l Nitrate reactor
3000/5000l pump
Led light, night blue

Only this pair of oscar with plecos and panaques and a lot of wood!!!

Water quality always in top condition with ragulair water changes.

Arent they supose to defend whatever time of the day :-)?
I have patient and just want them to do it right, so im not removing the stone or fry , not intended to breed on purpose.

Just curious if someone had this to


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Suprd71 replied the topic: What are they doing?!?!

Welcome to OFL Ben. You have some action going there, no doubt. Your main problem is soon going to be what do do with all those fish. Oscars are a dime a dozen, available most everywhere and generally cheap to buy. You may want to consider removing eggs before they hatch or even before they get fertilized. Would be very interesting to see some pics or even a video of all the mayhem!

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