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Thread: Potential Oscar Setup
05-31-2013, 09:20 PM #1
Potential Oscar Setup
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
05-31-2013, 09:25 PM #2
05-31-2013, 11:13 PM #3
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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06-20-2013, 05:11 AM #4
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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