Bumblebee Oscar (Astronotus crassipinnis) “Rio Araguaia”

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***Coloration and Patterns may vary.*** 

The Bumblebee Oscar (Astronotus crassipinnis) is a unique-looking freshwater fish with a dark brown or black body with a yellow striped along its body,  giving its name "Bumblebee". They can grow up to 14 inches (35 cm) in length and require a tank of at least 125 gallons (473 liters) with other fish of similar size and temperament. They are omnivores and should be fed high-quality pellets, flakes, and supplemented with live or frozen foods. With proper care, they can live up to 10-12 years. They are one of the most popular fish in the hobby.

  • SOLD SIZE: about 2.5”
  • Origin: South America
  • Max Size: Up to 14 inches 
  • Recommended Tank Size: Minimum of 
  •  125 gallons 
  • Water Temperature: 75-81°F 
  • Temperament: Generally peaceful but can be aggressive towards smaller fish
  • Diet: Omnivores - high-quality pellets, flakes, supplemented with live or frozen foods such as earthworms, shrimp, or crickets
  • Life Span: Up to 10-12 years