|Lube716 ||07-22-2009 12:04 AM |
Frontosa with Oscars
New to the forum, watup guys. Well here's my situation. My 2 oscars are currently in a 20 gallon and they are about 5-6". I just ordered a new aquarium frame for my 55 gallon that is sitting in my garage and will be replacing the 20 gallon asap. Now my dad bought a breeding pair of fronts, male 7" and female 5-6" about a month and a half ago. They have been living in his 125 with an 18" arowana, grapefruit sized parrot cichlid, and a very awkwardly misplaced koi. Pretty overstocked, i know. I've been jealous of his fronts for a while, and when he bought it from the guy on craigslist for $50 for both, they were actively spawning all the time. Now that they are in a bigger 125 gallon tank, they barely see each other anymore. I want to "borrow" his fronts to keep in my 55 with the oscars and 2 clown loaches to see if they will breed once again. Will this be a problem? I have read around about the pH concerns between the two cichlid species, but the pH from my dad's 125 is no different from my tank's pH, and they are perfectly fine. The pH in chicago is around 7.8. Will the oscars be agg. towards the fronts, and vice versa? I don't care about the loaches, they are tough sh**s equipped with switchblades haha. Any input would be appreciated. Thanks!