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Thread: 18 months....

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    Here is the fish when she arrived Dec. 16th 2010

    Here is the fish March 2011 following a 3.5 month long battle with Hexamita...fish did not feed at all for at-least 4 weeks.

    Here is the fish September 2011...really starting to get her bee pattern
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    Here is the fish now


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    beautiful pictures! I want an oscar so badly, and this isn't helping...
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    Oh she's sooo pretty!

    I want an Oscar too, but I just haven't quite wrapped my mind around such a large aquarium for a single fish. I'm not implying that they should be in smaller tanks, but that I can't imagine myself wanting a single fish more than a large community.
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    Thanks!

    These A.orbicularis are extremely deep bodied fish, I would never suggest one in less than a 90-100G tank. If the tank were at least 5ft some tank-mates would be possible so you wouldnt have just a single fish. Typical A.ocellatus dont reach the mass these do so you can get away with a 75G tank. But with any tank with an O....all other fish are just filler, they are worth the investment and tank size
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    Oh wow. She is just gorgeous and without all your loving care, she would have died for sure. Great job there Dr Jenn.

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    interesting, I didn't realize this is a separate species than your standard oscar. What do you keep her with? I read a few people saying A.orbicularis to be super aggressive.
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    awesome specimen! very lucky to be in your care!
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    She is gorgeous!
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