Black tiger vailtail Oscar ( 4 pcs)


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SKU: dl670975 Categories: ,


Size – 1 to 1.5 inch

Note – this particular product is limited only in Kerala banglore chennai. Pune. Mumbai. Outside these places customer can order at their own risk

The “Black Tiger Veiltail Oscar” is a captivating variety of the Oscar fish (Astronotus ocellatus), known for its stunning appearance and unique finnage. Oscars are popular freshwater fish belonging to the cichlid family and are native to South America. They are renowned for their intelligence, personable behavior, and striking coloration.

Here are some key characteristics of the Black Tiger Veiltail Oscar:

  1. Coloration: As the name suggests, the Black Tiger Veiltail Oscar typically has a dark, blackish coloration with contrasting tiger-like stripes or patterns running along its body. The intensity and distribution of these stripes may vary among individuals, but they generally contribute to the fish’s impressive appearance.
  2. Veiltail Finnage: Veiltail Oscars are characterized by their elongated, flowing fins, particularly the dorsal and caudal fins. These fins are more extended and elaborate compared to standard Oscars, creating a graceful and eye-catching silhouette.
  3. Size: Oscars are known for their substantial size and robust build. While young Oscars start small, they can grow rapidly with proper care and nutrition, reaching sizes of up to 12-14 inches or even larger in some cases.
  4. Tank Requirements: Due to their size and active nature, Oscars require spacious aquariums with ample swimming room. A tank size of at least 75 gallons is recommended for a single Oscar, with larger tanks needed for multiple fish or tankmates. Provide plenty of hiding spots and decor to create territories and reduce aggression.
  5. Diet: Oscars are omnivorous and enjoy a varied diet consisting of high-quality pellets, flakes, and occasional live or frozen foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, or crickets. Providing a balanced diet will help maintain their health and vibrant coloration.
  6. Temperament: While Oscars can be territorial and aggressive, especially during breeding or if housed with incompatible tankmates, they can also exhibit endearing personalities and may even recognize their owners. Careful selection of tankmates and monitoring of behavior can help mitigate aggression.
  7. Water Parameters: Oscars are relatively tolerant of a range of water conditions but prefer slightly acidic to neutral pH (6.5-7.5) and temperatures between 74-80°F (23-27°C). Regular water changes are essential to maintain water quality and keep the fish healthy.

Overall, the Black Tiger Veiltail Oscar is a stunning and rewarding fish for experienced aquarists willing to provide the space and care these magnificent creatures require.


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