Cichlids

Do Oscar Fish Eat Other Fish? With Video | 3 Risks

Do Oscar Fish Eat Other Fish? With Video | 3 Risks

Yes, oscar fish eat other fish – both in the wild and in the tank. Oscars are avaricious eaters. On top of that, they have a terrible temper. So, if given a chance, oscars will consume any fish they can fit inside their mouth. Therefore, when choosing tank mates to go inside an oscar’s tank, only opt for fish that are almost as big as oscars and have an assertive personality. 

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Cichlid Swimming Up And Down? How To Stop It?

Cichlid Swimming Up And Down? How To Stop It?

The term for swimming up and down the tank is ‘glass surfing.’ The most likely cause behind this eccentric behavior is an unsuitable environment. It could be a cramped tank, toxic water parameters, or an entirely new environment. However, other times, the reason could be something as simple as boredom and chasing own reflection! 

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