American Cichlids

How to Treat Injured Oscar Fish?

Oscars are amazing cichlids, some of the most intelligent and adaptable fish you can find. But that doesn’t make them invulnerable to even the most common fish conditions and diseases. …

Can Oscar Fish Eat Beef Heart?

Feeding your oscars a balanced, nutrient-packed diet is important for many reasons. A good diet boosts fish’s immune system, enhances growth in fry, and also helps the fish maintain their …

Why Is My Oscar Fish Dying?

Having your fish die on you sucks. Especially if we’re talking about expensive species like Oscars. It takes a lot of diligence to set up and maintain the tank running …

Oscar Fish Diseases and Treatments

The Oscar fish comes up as a hardy species, but that doesn’t say much. It’s true that the fish can accommodate to water parameter changes, so long as they’re not …

Do Oscar Fish Need a Heater?

The answer largely depends on the situation. If you’ve set your tank in a warm area with little-to-no temperature fluctuations throughout the day, you may not require a heater. But, …

Cichlids Size & Growth Chart

Cichlids are a very common fish species loved by all fish keepers. This guide will tell you about the growth rate of popular American cichlids, how fast they grow, and …

Why is My Oscar Fish Stressed?

Oscars are pretentious fish that require more attention than other species despite being relatively easy to care for. The problem with Oscar fish is that their living requirements sit at …

Are Oscar Fish Good for Beginners?

If you’re looking to start your first aquarium, I would recommend avoiding Oscars as your first fish. This species isn’t really beginner-friendly, so you would be better off settling for …