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  1. planting a 75 gallon tank

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    I have a 75 gallon columnar tank with two small tiger oscars, a black ghost knife, and two amazon swords plants rooted in aquarium gravel substrate. I'm looking to get more plants, does anyone have suggestions for other plant species that are easy to grow? and is there something I can use as a...
  2. my 110gallon oscar community tank

    Cichlids
    Hi everyone I have a few questions about my 110gallon fresh water setup. I was told and know I am overstocked and hopefully within 6 months will have a 240gallon tank when I move. I Have 2) albino tiger oscars,2) black/red oscars,2)Black convicts,1)Neon Jewel cichlid, 1)Striped raphael...
  3. Questions about oscars

    Cichlids
    Lets start with the basics, I have 135 gallon aquarium with a Aqueon proflex 4 sump moving 2200gph, wet dry setup. I also have the largest penguin bio wheel hang on approx 350gph (?) along with emperor hang on which runs roughly 400 gph. I illregularly run carbon through the two hang on's...
  4. oscar with bubbles!?

    Cichlids
    i just got home from work and my tiger oscar was swimming around with like a film of bubbles around the underneath of his body and some scuff marks. as i came up to the tank, he started swimming around and they came off. are they bad??? was he attacked? were they eggs? i have an albino oscar in...
  5. New Setup for Oscars

    Cichlids
    I am wanting to set up a 55gal for Oscars and I want it to look like their natural habitat as much as it can. That being said, I need a little help. I need to know what kind of plants, if any, how heavy to plant, kind of rocks, substrate, etc. Any help with this will be greatly appreciated! :-)
  6. Jack Dempsey feeding question

    Cichlids
    Hi i currently have a JD in a 55g tank. My friends has a 125g tank and has 2 oscars and 3 JDs he has geckos on his patio and he feedes them to his fish! Is this bad for the fish at all? i know it is cruel but i want to let him know if it is bad for them so that he will stop?
  7. Red Devil and Oscars Together?

    Cichlids
    I just put a 3 inch Red Devil and a 2 inch Albino Oscar in a 55 gallon tank. Will they be okay together?
  8. Question about overcrowded oscar tank

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello, this is my first post here so be gentle :-) I Have a 55 gal tank that has an Adult female Oscar in it. The only other inhabitant is an 8 inch Pleco. The two fish seem to live in peace, since the pleco has a large log and a hollow rock to hide in. Even when he is out ant about the Oscar...
  9. New Member

    Introduce Yourself
    Good day, I would just like to introduce myself. My name is Daniel Hall and I love fish keeping. I currently have two Oscars which are named Oscar Snr and Oscar Jnr. You can see a picture of Oscar Snr in my avator. I also have a African Jewel Cichlid, A few Betta fish and Guppies. I have...
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