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Old 12-09-2013, 03:10 PM   #1
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Will oscar get hurt

He keeps attacking his reflection. He opens his mouth and swims fast at the tank wall for a second than stops for 30 than attacks it. Is he going to get hurt doing this?
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Old 12-09-2013, 03:22 PM   #2
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He'll wear his teeth down. If you have a plexiglass tank he will leave small scratches where he attacks the glass.
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Old 12-09-2013, 03:24 PM   #3
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How do I stop it?
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Maybe a fake plant or some type of decor in front of the attack site?
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Old 12-09-2013, 06:04 PM   #5
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He attacks the entire front of the tank. He sees his reflection and he goes wild at it
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Old 12-09-2013, 06:58 PM   #6
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Place a plant there, or get him some dither fish to distract him?
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Old 12-09-2013, 07:04 PM   #7
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Also he'll do more damage to your tank than himself really, lol the picture is of my footlong oscar, Gino about to attack pottery. He might get a callous on his lip or disalign his jaw
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Old 12-09-2013, 08:00 PM   #8
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I'm putting together a new 90 gallon tank now. I will def have to add some pottery for him to attack
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Old 12-09-2013, 09:29 PM   #9
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Maybe he needs some tank friends to keep his mind off of being bored?!
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You could try a background to block the light coming from the back.
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