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  1. mattybecks

    South Amercian Community - newly added drift wood.

    Just added a new piece of drift wood into my aquarium, I was hoping someone would be able to help me identify the type of wood? when I google it there a few different types, but they look the same. I would like to find out how long it will take for the tannins of this particular type to finish...
  2. mattybecks

    New Juvenile Silver Arowana

    Just sharing my newly added silver Arowana. I was returning my tinfoil barbs to the LFS (was planning have a Geo and Oscar only aquarium), and found the lovely huge piece of wood you see in the background. So I bought the wood and got a free silver thrown in haha. (I think for the tinfoils and...
  3. pinfish

    Hey I'm Pin!

    I am a high school student that got into the hobby over the summer. I started with a ten gal, expanded to a 29, then a 55, and now a 75. The 55 and 75 I restored by hand. My dream is to some day get a gigantic tank to keep monsters but I'll have to wait till I have more room.
  4. pinfish

    Oscar: stressed or sick?

    Hello all, I have just gotten an oscar about two days ago. I have read that they can become pretty depressed when moved to a new tank let alone the two hour journey he had to take in a cooler from where I got him to my house. The last two days that I've had him he's been sulky but still swimming...
  5. S

    Lager Oscar chasing other Oscar

    I have had two oscars( 10-15cm) in this tank for 2months with no problem. They swim and eat together. They often lay beside each other at night. Two weeks ago I added 5 silver dollars into the tank. There was no aggression. Two day ago I noticed that the larger Oscar was chasing the smaller one...
  6. P

    Keeping Two Oscars Together?

    So I'm planning on keeping an Oscar but don't want it to feel lonely. Would it be possible to keep a red tiger Oscar and a red Oscar together from 1 inch size for life? Ive heard of buying 6 and waiting for two to pair off but I don't want to have 4 year old oscars I need to get rid of. Im not...
  7. S

    Oscar fish has white outline around its fins.

    I have two albino oscars in a three foot tank. They are around 10-15cm. They have a white layer around their fins. They eat normally. Very active. Could this be fin rot?
  8. P

    Quarantine prodedure for freshwater?

    Hey so I've recently started researching a Oscar tank however moving from saltwater what changes quarantine wise? My current idea is copper up to 2ppm for 2 weeks, freshwater dip and trisulphate for bacteria. Would these work in freshwater two? The fish I was looking to quarantine are an Oscar...
  9. P

    Brilliance 150 Oscar Build

    Hey so I'm new to this forum but have been on reef2reef for a while and Its time to start a build thread. as the title suggests I'm planning to setup a tank for a Oscar in the Aqua One Brilliance 150. Its still several months out but slow and steady wins the race. Planned hardware is Aqua one...
  10. P

    How strong of a lid for Oscar?

    I’m looking into a tank for a Oscar and keep hearing I need a strong lid, would a mesh lid or one on the aqua one brilliance 150 be okay, I’d post a link but are not allowed to yet. Thanks in advance also sorry if this is in the wrong section I looked in cichlid and other monster fish but...
  11. Aripiamakeeper01

    For Sale  2 large tiger oscars for 30 dollars for the pair

    Great looking albino and normal black oscar!!!! Healthy and great colors
  12. Aripiamakeeper01

    For Sale  Large oscars for sale

    I have one albino and one regular tiger oscar!!!! Open to price
  13. C

    Stocking an aquarium

    Hey guys I have been keeping fish for many years but haven’t really ventured into large tanks due to space constraints. We are now moving house and there is a fish room that I will be setting up with this tank as my showcase tank. Basically just wondering what kind of fish you guys would...
  14. R

    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
  15. X

    Is this HITH?

    My oscar had this nasal erosion for more than 10 days. Wounds obtained from jumping around are healing but this one is not. The nasal hole a little bigger and i starting to think that it is HITH? Im doing 50% WC twice a week. Water parameters all fine.
  16. -603FiShHoBbIeSt-

    For Sale  4’’ Tiger Oscar

    I have a 4’’ tiger Oscar that is healthy and has a very large appetite, looking for a new home.
  17. N

    silver Arowana tank mates

    Hey guys, i purchased a silver arowana over a month ago and he is about 7" now so still juvenile. I have him/her in a 75 gal tank for now, and im quite aware that i will need to upgrade soon. Today i purchased an Oscar that is about 8-9" so about the size of my hand and larger than the Aro. i...
  18. LBDave

    Splitting Up The Oscars (a story)

    For those that appreciate the behavior of oscars: As I have posted before I have 4 oscars. They grew up together since they were about 1.5". Now they are about 7" and I have moved them to a larger tank. The tank was not what I ordered. It's smaller than expected. (Which is a whole other...
  19. A

    Oscar Swollen Stomach

    Hi All, I have 3 Oscar fishes of about 10" long in my 5 feet tank. Around 3 weeks back I have noticed one of the oscar's stomach was swollen slightly, initially i thought that was normal but the swelling has been increasing since then. The fish is not active as before, but to my surprise it is...
  20. LBDave

    How much ammonia do fish produce?

    I doubt anybody is going to be able to show me how to calculate or estimate how much ammonia will be created daily from a populated aquarium. Too many variables. Fish size, type feeding etc. But I was wondering about ball park figures. Anything based on some sort of testing or fact. Not...
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