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    Hi All,

    I have a Juwel Rio 240L fully standard, is this going to be good enough for a single oscar, with no tankmates. I am just wandering if the filter will be man enough

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    I would say just barely ok for a single oscar.

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    I would say just barely ok for a single oscar.
    I agree.

    Normally I would suggest a 75G as a minimum but the rios footprint is 48" x 16" and a 75 is 48 x 18.

    While it IS smaller.. The difference is far less than IE using a 12" [30cm] tank & does not scream "NO GO" to me.

    Make sure you have some excellent filtration and enjoy your oscar.
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    Really, stick another filter in there. Always a good idea when dealing with messy fish like oscars. Also, I've read that they like having ping-pong balls in the tank, with holes drilled in the balls to make them sink, as toys.
    I hate hearing people say "it's only a $3/$5/$1 fish/shrimp, so it's ok if it dies, I can just get another." It's still an animal! All animals should be treated like they're worth $10,000.
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