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(by several different people, disregard use of I)Don't feed goldfish to Oscars. The stuff left behind after eating live food is pretty nasty. I only fed live food a couple of times per week b/c of the mess and for cost reasons. Also, feeding Oscars live food is a good way to make them sick. If you buy the cheap feeder fish from your local pet store, they are often time diseased. Feeding sick fish to your Oscar will make it sick. Feeder fish, by the way, contain almost no nutritional benefit.

If you do feed live fish goldfish are not the best choice as they are one of the most likely to carry diseases. Livebearers or barbs are better and also more nutritionally suitable.

In my opinion, feeding live fish is unnecessary and perpetuates the mass production of fish that then suffer in pet stores before being fed to a predator. The only time the feeding of live fish is necessary is with newly imported specimens or obligatory piscivores that simply will not accept any other food. Processed foods have been scientifically formulated to provide optimum nutrition and while an occasional treat of live fish is fine, it is much better to use processed food to form the basis of an Oscar's diet.

Instead of live food, feed a quality cichlid pellet or stick, frozen blood worms, veggie disks, small pieces of boiled shrimp and peas. Oscars need a variety of food types. Our Oscar has never had live food and he is healthy, happy and his tank stays much cleaner. His water is crystal clear, and his tank tests all come back perfect. No ammonia, no nitrites, no nitrates, no phosphates. No algae in his tank.

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