125 gallon

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    75 gallon Oscar tank upgrade to 125

    Hello all. Figured I would post here too. I have had a 75 gallon tank set up for the last year with my 10” Oscar and convict without issue. Just rescued a few year old Oscar that’s only 7” long, stunted growth from previous owner. The two Oscar’s get along fine but decided I need to upgrade to a...
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    Upgrading Oscar tank from 75 to 125 community?

    Hello all. I have had a 75 gallon tank set up for the last year with my 10” Oscar and convict without issue. Just rescued a few year old Oscar that’s only 7” long, stunted growth from previous owner. The two Oscar’s get along fine but decided I need to upgrade to a 125 now. What’s everyone’s...
  3. L

    Oscar tank mates

    I have one large Oscar in a 125 gallon, 6ft. long tank. The Oscar is about a foot long. The tank is very open. I don't have substrate, just a couple of medium-sized decorations placed in the center, against the back of the tank. We've considered adding another fish, but I'm hesitant because this...
  4. T

    Fire Eel strange behavior?

    Hey guys, I have some questions about my fire eel. I can’t tell if there is something wrong with him, or that is just how fire eels act. Basically, I have noticed him laying on his side, laying sideways on branches, and swimming funny sometimes. What’s strange is that sometimes we will act...
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    125 Gal stocking Ideas

    Bad News I just went on a vacation to Costa Rica and returned to the worst possible news, the power went out overnight when nobody was home, all of my fish died besides a dither giant danio. 😢 I’m really heartbroken, I had those fish since they were tiny. I had a (Ornate Bichir, Oscar, Flagtail...
  6. Cichlids-r-beasts

    Getting back into the hobby, suggestions?

    Hey all, it’s been a while! After my Butti died, I got pretty demotivated and went out of the hobby for a bit, now I’m back. I’ve freed up both my 125g and my 90g so now I’m looking for suggestions! Although I’ve got a couple ideas in mind. 125 GALLON OPTIONS: 1. Convict “community”+...
  7. Stanv03

    125 gallon monster stocking idea?!

    Hello everyone, so I have a 125 US gallon fish tank (LxWxH/72”x18”x21”) and I currently have 2 Oscar’s, 6 silver dollars and a Rhino pleco. I have 2 FX6s running on each end of the tank. And I was considering getting an Ornate or Delhezi bichir, would I be able to do both?
  8. That Trinindad Pleco

    Thoughts On Petsmart Minimum Tank Size Change

    Hi, my LFSs are a Petsmart and a Petco. The Petco had no tank size labels in front of its fish, but the Petsmart did. I Remember when I first walked in their and it said Oscar minimum tank size 40 Gallons, and I thought oooof. Bala Shark was 40 as well, Anglefish 20, Common Pleco 55, and Koi...
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    For Sale  200 gallon and 125 gallon glass aquariums for sale

    Had some bad losses this summer so I am looking to down size my collection. 200 gallon glass w/stand, fx5 and fx6. Both filters work great and aquarium is in great shape 9/10. 125 with stand, comes with 2 eheim premium filters that work great, tank needs a great cleaning, 6.5/10. All media...
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    Stocking advice needed for Central American 125 gallon

    Hi guys! This is long but I wanted to give you a good idea of the situation so I can get the best advice possible. I got a new 125 gallon tank and am setting it up now. Trying to figure out what I want to stock it with once I get it cycled. I was going to go with South American (I love those...
  11. Mofo fish

    Is this spawning behavior?

    Recently moved the Oscars to a different 125 and these two started behaving differently. Also the dominant male seems to have changed and then the female (the rounder of the two shown) started twitching with this O. Just from anyone who has ever gotten Oscars to breed and is this typical sparing...
  12. M

    New 125 gallon native setup

    I've owned tanks for a number of years. 55g saltwater, 75g freshwater, and 29g community reef. Sold all my tanks and setup about 6 years ago and getting ready for a brand new setup. 125g tank with a fluvalfx6 with natural driftwood and river rock. Currently have my driftwood and river rocks...
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    Oscar Pair tank size

    I am looking to get a pair of Oscars for my soon to be built studio. I am wondering if a tank with the dimensions of 4.9 ft x 1.8 ft x 1.6 ft tall. The volume would be 109ish gallons. Sorry, I understand how these dimensions are kinda weird but I'm used to working in the metric system lol. I...
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    For Sale  55g bowfront with filter/ 125g with filter/ cichlids

    Both tanks are about a year old. 55g bowfront with stand Light Heater Fan Aerator Fluval 70 125g 6ft long with stand Led lights Heater Aerator Fluval fx4 Fans Also have all the decor and cichlids. $10 a fish texas Peacock Jack dempsey Firemouth Oscar Asking $125 for 55g. $450 for 125g
  15. jsoto2005

    Large Flowerhorn Filtration Setup

    Hey guys, just a quick discussion for all you filtration freaks out there. I have a 4'x2'x28" with just one SRD flowerhorn cichlid. Im running an eheim 2217 (1000l/h) and an eheim 2215 (620l/h). For inside the tank im running a double canister filter by Qanvee and adding another soon, also...
  16. J

    Transitioning to a 125 gallon cichlid tank from a smaller semi-aggressive community

    Hello everyone, I've kept fish for a long time, but I've never kept cichlids. I've got a new 125 (72" long) acrylic tank on order that should be here for Christmas, so I'd like to order some new fish and get them quarantined pretty soonish. I'm thinking of transitioning to SA cichlids since...
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    For Sale  Selling my whole setup.

    125 Gal tank and stand one year old. Comes with hood and lights. Silver Aro about 20 inches Tiger Oscar about a year old about 8 Inches all food for both. Fluval 305 I also have a few loose items such as brand new overhead filters that I bought as backup in case. Please text me at 954-999-2223

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  19. -603FiShHoBbIeSt-

    Red Oscar update

    Well plans have changed a little with the trio of oscars I have. Today I got rid of 11 fish which cut the bio load I had in half leaving me with 8 fish, I did a large water change and then got things back to normal. I have been housing 3 oscars temporarily in a 20 gallon long set up as a lot...
  20. -603FiShHoBbIeSt-

    Ideas for DIY canister filter

    I have a 125 gallon South American setup currently filtered by a fluval fx6 and a 80 gallon HOB filter. Looking to get rid of the HOB and do a DIY canister filter made out of a 5 gallon bucket, Anyone have any good tips, designs or ideas for this ? I was originally gonna purchase a fluval fx4...