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    My oscar has teeth i learnt yesterday about 2mm long and theyre sharp and tore my skin do do oscars usually have teeth
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    They need something to grip into things that do not agree that they should be eaten.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Full3R
    My oscar has teeth i learnt yesterday about 2mm long and theyre sharp and tore my skin do do oscars usually have teeth
    Just an fyi. I dont know if you know this or not but when people say that you should feed them "live food" that doesnt mean feed them your fingers. I know that its alot cheaper then buying live food but it can hurt.
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    Pretty cool though man never payed attention i think the ones i had did also have teeth.

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    all oscars have teeth, sometimes when my guy opens his mouth real wide you can see the ones on his jaw.

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    How else can those guys kill other fish? Gotta have chompers.

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    They are more of a gulper, like many large piscivores. Considering hwo small their teeth are you can tell they don't really use them that much, just as a last resort in case the fish isn't pulled completely into its mouth.

    What I think is really cool is inside my jaguar cichlid's mouth, on the bones that support the gills, there are little alternating spikes sticking out from the bone helping to prevent the fish from swimming out through the gills. This is the sign of a truly large piscivore.
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    I learnt the hard way too. I was hand feeding my oscar one day - he got so excited he jumped up and caught my finger - yep there was blood but it wasn't too painful - lesson DON"T FEED FINGERS.

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    All oscars have teeth! It is pretty cool though. It's funny I have a medium size oscar that fills his mouth with food like a squirl would and then nibbles on all of it till he can swallow it. It is crazy! He acts like I never feed him!!!!
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    i used to feed the oscar i used to have live feeder fish and he would chew them up and spit out their bones! lol

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