Oscar Cichlid Care: Everything You Need to Know
a 1-minute guide to caring for Oscar cichlids, form tank set up, tank mates, diet, etc
The Oscar cichlid is a freshwater fish native to South America, known for its vibrant coloration and lively behavior.
These lively fish can grow up to 18 inches, so make sure they have plenty of room to swim and show off their moves.
Oscars like their water a little on the acidic side, but not too much! Keep it between 6.5-7.5 and they'll be happy.
3. WATER pH
Oscars need plenty of space to swim around and explore, so a tank of at least 75 gallons is recommended.
4. TANK SIZE
Oscars are omnivorous and will eat a variety of foods, including pellets, flakes, live, and frozen foods
6. TANK MATES
The ideal temperature range for Oscars is 74-81°F. Maintain this range to help your fish stay healthy and active.
Oscars are territorial and may exhibit aggression towards other fish, especially during breeding.
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