THE CULTURE OF FISHING
ORNAMENTAL FISH OSCAR (Astronatus ocellatus)
The Oscar fish is a species of freshwater fish from the Amazon River, Panama, Paraguay and
Latin Black River-South guy, and you can develop the culture of Indonesia.
Oscar fish has an interesting shape and color. Black body with a mixture of reddish yellow color.
Unlike other ornamental fish, oscar fish requires some special treatment in the farming, so this
Oscar fish including fish that expensive.
1. Parental Choice
a. A good father
1.5 years of age to 2 years dipijahkan with a body length of 15 cm and 10 cm high and bright
b. Selection of parents begins when the fish are still Oscar (5 ~ 6 months), teens by mixing 5
males and 5 females. Fish Oscar teenagers will seek their own partners. After each pair
pulling apart in the same tub to be a father.
2. Differences in male and female
Male Female Parents Parents
Relatively long-term weight
-More prominent genitals
-The parent who has bloated stomach
Larger hole sex
3. Method of spawning
a. As a concrete double measuring 1 1/2 x 1 x 0.5 m3, filled with water which has been deposited
on 12 ~ 24 hours at 30 ~ 40 cm.
b. If the tub area of marriage, can be divided.
c. A pair of father Oscar has a mature egg is inserted into the bath.
d. In each column is given a flat stone on top of it and closed dark most of the atmosphere in
order to shade the column.
e. Oscar held a late night spawning and immediately fertilized by the males.
f. Eggs that are above the flat stone that had been fertilized diangakat put in the tank hatch.
Aquarium measures 70 x 40 x 40 cm 3 with water as high as 10 cm, for holding a couple of eggs.
g. In the aerated tank (aeration) with a weak force.
h. Is completed in 3 days the eggs usually begin to hatch.
i. The water is mixed or Emalin methylene blue.
III. Maintenance of seed
A. These fish up to 4 days of age should not be fed, because they still have food in sacknya egg
yolk (egg yolk).
2. On day 5 seeds were given food Rotifera. The food should not be too late for Oscar fish are
3. On day 10 to be given a flea that has been filtered.
4. After about 2 weeks seedlings of age, began leaking water gave lice and worms begin to treat
5. The seeds are capable of being transferred to the tub / pool was greater after 25 days.
A. The expansion of the fish after 25 days old seedlings.
2. The seeds produced approximately 1000 s / d 3000 tail to hatch once.
3. Bak used a 2 x 1 x 1 m 3, and full of water as high as 20-25 cm.
4. For the first time can be extended to more than 300 fish stocked.
5. To reduce the sun's heat during the day, in a water bath of the plants are given as Hydrilla
verticilata. To prevent the entry of rain water in excess, at the top of the container is closed with
a plastic zinc.
6. Dilution is carried out after the seeds are in the bath for one month with a number of queue
7. The food provided in the form of hair worms.
8. After the fish was 5 ~ 6 months, the fish can be selected to be one of the parents, the food was
always fresh shrimp replaced by a time / life, can also be Rebón shrimp are fresh .
9. Pair of parents can produce 1000 eggs s / d 4000 points after spawning.
For a beautiful Oscar fish color, food must contain calcium (chitin) started small, such as water
fleas (Moina), rotifers, worms hair, Artemia, shrimp or prawns Rebón times.
Oscar fish have a high economic value.
A maintenance mode to its Oscar fish, can be added to the production of a family.