Can A Red Belly Pacu Go With Oscar Fish



What kind of fish can get along with Oscars?

Given the requirements listed above, some of the best species for Oscar tank mates include catfish, Silver Dollar fish, Firemouth cichlids, Convict cichlids and blue acara. Avoid larger cichlids like Texas cichlid and terrors because these fish are likely to cause aggression problems in the tank.

Does Pacu eat other fish?

Pacus primarily eat plants and are considered mostly harmless to people, despite their kinship with piranhas. But they do occasionally eat other fish and can potentially outcompete native species or spread parasites or disease.

Do Oscars need to be in pairs?

Oscar Fish enjoy living in pairs or small groups. We would recommend keeping at least 2, or even 5 if you have the space.

Can iridescent shark live with Oscars?

Some great iridescent shark tank mates are: Bichir. Oscar fish. Silver dollar fish.

What fish can you put with pacu?

Red bellied pacus are not aggressive fish and, though they prefer to be kept with others of their own species, they can be kept with other fish. Other large, friendly species like datnoids, oscars, and arowana make suitable tank mates for the red bellied pacu.

What do you feed a red belly pacu?

A varied diet is important to keep him healthy. Feed the same fruits and vegetables that a person would need to stay healthy, such as broccoli, spinach, peas, banana, apple and grapes. Unlike other pacus, red-bellied pacus will accept seeds and smaller nuts, such as hazelnuts or cashews.

How big do red belly pacu get?

The Red Bellied Pacu is close related to Piranhas put are unlike their feared cousins vegetarians. They can grow very large and can sometimes reach 30 inches/ 75 cm but they usually don’t reach that size when kept in an aquarium tank. 12 inches / 30 cm is a more common size in aquariums.

Can Peacock cichlids live with Oscars?

The first thing that comes to mind when asked, can African Cichlids live with Oscars, is aggression. To save you a lot of guess work, no, they can not. The needs of African Cichlids and Oscars are far too different to make them compatible in an aquarium.

Can clown loaches live with Oscars?

The sizes do play a big difference in the compatibility of these fish. Oscars tend to be pretty mellow fish in my experience and few things mess with a sizeable clown loach more than once. In my experience (limited), so long as the Oscar grows up with the Clown Loaches it should be okay.

Can Jack Dempseys live with Oscars?

Large cichlids, such as Jack Dempseys and Oscar fish, are known for levels of aggression from mild to very aggressive. So, can you keep them together? The answer is yes, providing a couple of conditions are met.