i know, but they just sit in one corner the whole time and wont go after the pellets.. im so confused.mustangman wrote:1st just let say that live feeders cary lots of parasites and diseases that can be transfered to your o!! 2nd try some pellet food or flake food or check out the post on feeding and care for oscars !! also post what size tank u have and if u test u water levels post them also !! oh and welcome to the site!!
i got them yesterday, 10 gal but my neighbor is giving me a 75 when they get too big. what does cycled mean? just a pleco, 2 1/2 inches, i tried to feed them some pellets but they just sit in their corner and dont see them. thanksEzekial wrote:I'm assuming your O's are pretty small if you are feeding them feeder guppies. In that case baby O's are much more cautious than what you might expect. Also we need more info. How long have you had them, how big is the tank, is it cycled, what else is in there, how big are the fish, what else are you feeding them, how often, etc. ?
Welcome to the site..
It will take some time for the oscars to adjust.. They will come around soon.
You will need a big tank which you already know.. They will get big fast within a few months.
I would be setting up that 75 gallon very soon.
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