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hybrid oscars

Postby steve_58 » Thu Sep 17, 2009 9:34 pm

I'm curious , i'v never heard of an oscar breeding with another fish and creating hybrids.I been wondering if anyone else has ever heard of or seen any hybrids that were part oscar.
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Postby TheFishGuy » Thu Sep 17, 2009 9:44 pm

Nope, to "old" of a fish me thinks to hybridize...
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Postby dwarfpike » Thu Sep 17, 2009 11:41 pm

I believe there was some oscar/Astronotus crassipinnis crosses before people realized they were a seperate species. But as TFG said, they are a realitively primative group ... I believe the closest they would have a chance with would be Cichla, and peacock bass are hard to breed to begin with.
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Postby BlackShark11k » Fri Sep 18, 2009 8:00 pm

Aside from A. crassipinnis (or another Astronotus species) I can't see them hybridizing with anything but a Chaetobranchopsis or Chaetobranchus species.
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