Oscars are often sold in petshops as 'babies' but they grow very quickly and are an efficient predator. They require good filtration as they dig a lot and can be messy eaters! Oscars make a great 'pet fish' as they have plenty of personality.

Additional Information

Fish Keeping Snapshot :

  • Keeping Difficulty : Intermediate
  • Temperament : Aggressive, will eat smaller fish
  • Max Size : 40cm

Preferred Water Parameters :

  • Water Temperature : 23-27 degrees celsius.
  • pH Level : 6.8-7.6
  • General Hardness : Moderate (50 - 100ppm)