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  1. #1

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    Have a baby Oscar and chocolate cichlids placed in a 75gal take. the chocolate cichlid will not allow the Oscar to eat and the Oscar has not grow any the chocolate has grown twice it's size. should I get rid of one or place the Oscar in a separate tank until it grow enough to fend for itself

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    IMO; if you are able to I would get the Oscar a separate tank, a separate forever tank that will be his permanent home. I know many keep Oscars with other fish, but eventually the Oscar will get big enough to consider anything that will fit in his/her mouth to be dinner.

    Now I have never had an Oscar-but have read that they are best in a species only tank...
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    The oscar needs its own tank. If you decide to grow it out and decide to put him back, you will need at least a 180g tank for the oscar and chocolate cichlids. A 75g is too small for 1 adult oscar and 1 adult chocolate cichlid.

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    I have kept an Oscar for 4 years. The first year the baby Oscar (4 inches) lived with a baby servum(3 inches) and 3 silver dollars in a 75 gallon tank. The second year everyone grew a bit more and the silver dollars where in constant stress so they had to be re homed. The third year the Oscar and severum grew to about 8 inches long and started being more aggressive with each other(cichlid behaviour). One Saturday morning in the fourth year I found the Severum taking a forever nap on the rug outside the tank. Currently the Oscar lives in his 75 gallon castle on his own and is about 10 to 11 inches big and happy. This is not my opinion but my actual experience, do with this information what you will and good luck.
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