08-27-2011, 06:10 AM #1
hey everyone im looking for some help with a new fish
hey everyone ive just brought a new tiger oscar is there any tips to make him grow quick and healthy ? i also have two large jack demseys in the tank with him
08-27-2011, 06:14 AM #2
The best things to make your fish grow are, clean water, quality food, and plenty of room to grow.
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I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
Smaug, you're here a lot just to say it's a waste of your time, poor baby, I bet you don't even know how big a loser you are, and how much we laugh at you and your foolish attempt to give your life meaning. Quit drinking, get a life, go take care of your family, grow up!
08-27-2011, 06:24 AM #3
#1 tip... No live feeders... It leads to too many problems(disease). Hikari is best for a staple... Hikari Gold, Hikari Carnivore (or Hikari Massivore if full grown), and every few days suppliment w/ treats such as krill or any suitable frozen- a nice silverside once in a while gets gulped up real fast! Just keep up w/ tank maintenance. Oscars are the coolest fish out there... but they can be messy! Congrats!
08-27-2011, 07:30 AM #4
i always look after my fish very well would it be ok if i only had one jack demsey and one oscar in my tank?
08-27-2011, 07:39 AM #5Originally Posted by Jackdemsey2396150G SA Cichlids|100G Planted Community|50G Reef|20G Tanganyikan|10G Divided Bettas|10G Nano Fish
Common decency...imagine the nerve!
08-27-2011, 09:44 AM #6
Welcome to the AC....
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08-27-2011, 03:31 PM #7
I moved your post since you have questions but you said you had a 3 ft tank? That tank is not large enough for even one of those fish much less both. Crowding causes even more aggression so obviously my answer is do not buy more fish until you can upgrade to a larger one. You get the tank and then you get the fish.
08-27-2011, 06:52 PM #8Originally Posted by Lady Hobbsfish are friends, not food
08-31-2011, 05:27 AM #9
The food I use for my Tigers is New Life Spectrum. It is well balanced and really brings out the color.
As for tank size, bigger is better. My tigers are less than 4 inches now and will grow rapidly. Within 6 months I will be devoting a 150 Gallon Tank to just 2 Tiger Oscars if that gives u an idea of how much space they require. A standard rule of thumb is 50 gallons for each oscar.
Tigers are alot of fun and are very interactive. They will greet you when you enter the room and throw tantrums if they are upset. You will really enjoy them.
Last edited by phil.kline; 08-31-2011 at 05:33 AM.