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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-23-2013, 06:45 PM Thread Starter
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Petco $1 Per Gallon Sale At My Store!

And I'm finally getting a proper tank for my Oscar! Which right now lives in a 29 gallon and he's got to be 9" long.

I'm thinking about getting a 55 gallon, but should I go bigger?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-23-2013, 08:35 PM
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From what I've heard 70 gallons is the min. recommended size. However I've never owned an oscar. Either way it's a nice upgrade =)

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if you can go bigger, go bigger!

poor oscar living in that 30 gallon. you must be doing daily water changes to keep his water clean.
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It is great to see that you are willing to get a 55 gallon or bigger! I would honestly get the biggest tank (within reason) that you could afford/store. At my Petco, it says the minimum number of gallons that you need for that species. But, you can never trust the pet stores, so whatever it says they need, I would go bigger.

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