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Thread: Adding Fish

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    I have 2 small red oscars, and I was wondering what kinds of fish get along with them?

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    How big is your aquarium?

    This would help me recommend species. But on the top of my head i could suggest some of the bigger, not to aggresive acaras and vieja species. If your aquarium is large enough i would suggest P. managuense. A fish a really like and you can read more about here:

    Parachromis managuense

    Buy fishes roughly the same size as your oscars when you buy new fish.

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    It is a 30 gallon tank right now. But within a couple months I think I am getting a 55 or 75, but probly a 75 gallon though.

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    If you are getting a 75 galloni would definitly recommend getting the P. managuense since it is one of the most intressting fishes i ever keept. But it also depends on the level of aggression you want in your tank and so on. If you donīt mind a little more aggression then i would add a pair of P. managuense (there not hard to sex regardless of what people says) and a pair of N. festae alt N. friedrichstali. Big beatiful fishes thats not to hard to keep and breed.

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    Alright thanks!

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    Sorry to say, Im going to have to disagree with that. severly disagree.

    William specified the site, and in the first 10 lines, it reccomends a tank no less then 120 Gallons for 1 P Managuense, and a few other cichlids. 2 Oscars require 75-100 Gallons depending on how frequently you plan on doing water changes. therefore if your moving up to a 55Gallon... get rid of one of your Oscars before the nitrAtes get out of hand.

    if your moving up to a 75... keep only the 2 Oscars, and filter the heck out of it, and hope they get along. if you want a P Managuense, and your 2 Oscars, get a 200Gallon tank. no less. If you want a pair of P. Managuense, a pair of Oscars, a few other cichlids, and you want your fish to be happy and healthy, get a 320Gallon, no less. if want all of the ones mentioned by William... get a lake.

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    It boggles my mind that such poor advice can be given on an ADVICE site.

    wow. Frankly I'm regretting signing up for membership here.

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