Thread: Rescued a cutie!
10-25-2008, 11:33 AM #1
Rescued a cutie!
About a week ago I saw this little cute albino red shinning between some common tiger oscars in a dirty LFS in a dirtier tank, add to it Ich and a hollow belly maybe because of being kept hungry for long time.
got him for $2 and brought it home in the quarantine. now hes in my 40g with parrots and rainbows. at least its a better home for some months. hes 2 and half inch long now.
eats well and acts normal but his belly looks a bit deformed. theres a small hump on the anal area. it occurred after the first feeding. seems when I started feeding him after being kept hungry for a long time his intestines got extended unusually :( I think I should feed him less than normal for a while to help him get better.
also he has got some blacks on the fins and tail edges during this week, I have no experience with albinos but I think its not unusual as I've seen an albino red with black edges on the Hikari cichlid Bio-gold+ cover! lol
here are some of his pictures.
80g Oscar Tank
10-25-2008, 12:17 PM #2
Very attractive Oscar, Blu, great color. I do hope you get him back up to snuff.
10-25-2008, 12:21 PM #3
10-25-2008, 01:36 PM #4
cute oscar hope all gets better with his belly soonangelcakes (penny)
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10-25-2008, 02:57 PM #5
Good luck with him blu keep us updated!
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10-25-2008, 03:09 PM #6
Nice Oscar! What are doing about the stomach problem?
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11-05-2008, 01:50 PM #7
Nice save and an even nicer Oscar! Congrats!-Jordan
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11-05-2008, 02:04 PM #8
great job i love hearing when someone saves an animal(especially fish)
11-05-2008, 02:46 PM #9
Good for you saving this fish!
11-06-2008, 12:27 AM #10
Nice save, great looking 'O' love the tank set up to, nice job.Mike!