oscar question Question

Discussion in 'Oscars' started by FishGuy4, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. FishGuy4New MemberMember

    could i put one oscar in a 30 gallon? would like to get into keeping oscars so give me your input:;hurryb
     
  2. DigglyWell Known MemberMember

    No, I believe the minimum for one oscar is 55g. They are heavy waste producers and grow extremely fast.
     
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  4. Meenu

    MeenuFishlore VIPMember

    The care sheet says you can keep one in a 30 gallon. If you go to fishlore.com, there is a list of all the fish on the right side. Those are care sheets, and list what size tank is minimally recommended. :)

    https://www.fishlore.com/Profiles-Piranha.htm
     
  5. Amanda

    AmandaFishlore VIPMember

    Pirhana are schooling fish, a large school needs 100+ gallons.
    IMO, Oscars need a minimum of 75 gal. for ONE.
    You could keep a pair of Cons in a 30, or a pair of Jewels
     
  6. DigglyWell Known MemberMember

    Apologies I dont know where I got 55 from!

    I agree that you need alot bigger than 30g for pirahnas as they schooling fish.
     
  7. brennan2010New MemberMember

    I agree, I own Piranhas and Oscars (seperate tanks!) but Piranhas need to be in groups of 5 or more. Your gonna need 100+ and prefferably a longer tank.
     




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