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    I went to a fish store thats far away. they always have exotic fish and plecos, like zebra plecos for 50$, and they have tons of discus. one of the coolest fish was a couple of huge blue arowanas for 200 regular 400


    anyway, i saw the weirdest thing- veiltail oscars. they had the hugest and longest tails ive ever seen. is this a common strain in oscars now?

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    Not really, but if you keep an eye out for them or have a good LFS you can find them.
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    The oscar my nephew lost a couple of months ago was a veiltail, he was a nice looking fish.

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    and their price was cheap, 10$ for a medium one.

    DAM, i want that blue arowana. theyre so pretty

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    I dunno...don't like them - think the normal tiger oscars look the nicest...

    If you're getting the arowana...get a 300g long tank...I feel so sorry for them stuffed in small tanks they can't move in...
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    I also prefer the normal finned oscars.

    Arowanas are nice, especially the blues. Unfortunately it is one of those fish that most cannot properly care for due to their size.
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    there were 2 blue fin arowanas and 1 sliver, each had their own 25g. pretty cramped

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    What size?

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    fullgrown, and they had good length to them. probably 12"-15"

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    Quote Originally Posted by cocoa_pleco
    fullgrown, and they had good length to them. probably 12"-15"
    I thought they grew to about 2ft?

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