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Oscars have been popular for decades, but this shouldn’t distract you from their stiff demands as aquarium fish. These big, messy fish need jumbo-sized aquaria with lots of filtration. While they aren’t all that territorial outside of breeding, they can get cranky at times, and tankmates definitely need to be big enough and fast enough to avoid unwanted attention. As we’ll see, these warnings shouldn’t put you off buying an oscar—at least, not if you’ve given their needs some thought. Few fish rival them in terms of intelligence and personality, and throughout the years, a wide variety of exotic color forms have been produced to cater all sorts of tastes, from the subtle to the positively gaudy!
I netted my oscars when i got them into the tank, and a big enough net, covering the fish with my hand so it wouldn't jump out.
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When it comes to choosing tankmates for oscars, a certain degree of circumspection is justified. The ideal situation really is to keep them alone, but failing that, you want something too big to be eaten but not too aggressive to be viewed as a threat. Silver dollars, tinfoil barbs, silver sharks and other medium-to-large schooling fish have been used very successfully over the years. The trick, of course, is to ensure such tankmates are big enough not to be viewed as food. The hours and days immediately after introduction are the riskiest, when the resident oscar is most likely to view them as live food. Big Oscar Fish
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I'll get straight to the point, is your aquarium big enough for one Oscar, plus some tankmates? You should already know that 55 gallons is the absolute minimum for one adult Oscar. If your aquarium does not meet this requirement then you have two choices, either stop reading now and enjoy what you've already got, or upgrade your aquarium by at least 75% and then come back and read the rest of the page. Sorry if that sounds a little bit harsh, but that really is your only two options. Most of the fish I am going to recommend as tank mates will require a minimum of 50 gallons just for themselves, not including the Oscar.If you already have a 55 gal tank, then fine, it will probably work for your oscar by himself. However, if you are buying a tank from scratch, I strongly recommend that you get a 75 gallon (286 liter, 4 feet by 18 inches, by 20 inches) or larger tank. This is for two reasons. First of all, a tank with a single fish in it is somewhat boring to most people. At some point, you will probably be tempted to get more fish. With a 75 gal (or larger) tank, this is a possibility. The second reason is because it is quite possible that you will end up with a larger than average oscar. Oscars can and do grow up to about 18 inches (45 cm). A 55 gallon tank is simply not big enough to house a fish of this size. If you have a 55 gal, and you end up with a monster like this, you will end up needing to buy another larger tank. It is cheaper and more eficient to just buy the bigger tank in advance. When you consider the total cost of a complete set-up, the increase in price of a 75 gal over a 55 gal is not that big of a deal.Tim Burton's Oscar-nominated "Big Fish" is set to arrive in stores April 27. The DVD version of this tall tale includes featurettes, audio commentary with Burton and an interactive trivia game.Oscars Meet Youtube! These are 4 big Oscar fish that I have. I just got a new HD camera and wanted to try an make a nice video of them. As you can see it turned out pretty good. But I'm no fild maker!