Photo #2 - 55 Gallon Freshwater Tank. Home To My Oscar Smoke...

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Photo Caption: 55 gallon freshwater tank. Home to my Oscar Smokey, Convict Igor along with my Suckerfish until I upgrade to a larger tank. Water changes are a pain since im over stocked but thats what I get.
freshwater fish - astronotus ocellatus - tiger oscar stocking in 55 gallons tank - Smokey, 9 inch Oscar. This is an old picture, but its one of my fav.s He is now 10 1/2 inches long.
55 gallons freshwater fish tank (mostly fish and non-living decorations) - 55 gallon freshwater tank. Home to my Oscar Smokey, Convict Igor along with my Suckerfish until I upgrade to a larger tank. Water changes are a pain since im over stocked but thats what I get.

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State: Michigan
Country: United States
Description: 55 gallon freshwater with one Oscar (10 1/2 inches) named Smokey, one Convict (5 inches) named Igor and one common pleco named Suckerfish (5-6 inches head to tail) 20 Nitrates 0 Ammonia 0 Nitrites PH 7.0 Im over stocked but I bust my butt keeping my water perfect!
Advice: Do research before getting fish and dont forget your weekly water changes. Water changes are a fishes best friend. Fish care is not like tetris, dont try to fit as many fish in a tank as possible. Get a test kit.
Fish Kept: Betta, Fair Goldfish (those are the best hehe) and the fish I have now Oscar, Convict, Pleco
Corals/Plants: None
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Quote: Moo goes the duck, dont ask me ask the duck its the one that is confused. The cow however is a mute.

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Not overstocked, maybe just under filtered. I would strongly suggest getting a canister filter for a tank of 70 gallons. This would stir up the heavy waste produced by the cichlids and you wouldn't have to work so hard. fish avatar

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