How many Oscar fish can stay together?
Oscar Fish enjoy living in pairs or small groups. We would recommend keeping at least 2, or even 5 if you have the space. Keeping three isn’t always a good idea as two of the fish could bond and dismiss the other one.
Can Oscars and cichlids live together?
Can African cichlids and Oscars live together? No, mixing African cichlids and Oscars is not recommended because of multiple reasons. They are from different continents and require different water parameters. Also, depending on the cichlids, they will fight to the death.
Can betta fish live with Oscars?
Some fish to avoid pairing with Bettas include Cichlids, Goldfish, Gouramis, Fancy Guppies, Koi, and Oscar fish, as these species are all vibrant in color and have aggressive tendencies, making fighting a much more likely possibility.