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Old 02-05-2012, 10:33 AM   #11
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It's temporary. I have a 125 that I'm cycling right now for them. I figured since the arrowana stays at the top and the Oscar stays in the middle they would be fine together.
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How long is the 125? From what I've read online arowanas need 8 ft tanks.

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6 feet long 18" wide and 23" tall.

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Honestly, I wouldn't put an oscar with an arowana.

1) oscars are usually the meanest of the cichlids (not including the african family)

2) arowanas can have their own attitude problems.

3) arowanas are expensive fish, you're adding a fish that has known aggression issues, you could very well be on your way to have an expensive fish killed.

4) oscars are messy fish, arowanas need near perfect conditions.

IMO, you should re-home the oscar before the problems start.
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You could put the arowana in the 125g and leave the Oscar in the 75g
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I had a baby aro and a Oscar a long time ago. One day the Oscar decided to bite him on the bottom of it's throat . Instant death. Separate them.
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Looks like a tiger oscar,very cool looking
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Its an oscar. I've got 2
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it defo looks like a tiger oscar to me
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The arrowana is 11" long and the Oscar is 2" so if anything the Oscar will become a meal for the arrowana.
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