- 1 What fish can be kept with arowana?
- 2 Why do arowana jump out of tank?
- 3 What do I feed my arowana fish?
- 4 Does arowana need air pump?
- 5 Do arowana need light at night?
- 6 How do I know if my arowana is stressed?
- 7 Is sunlight good for arowana?
- 8 Does Silver Arowana bring luck?
- 9 Which Colour arowana fish is lucky?
- 10 Can Oscar fish live with arowana?
What fish can be kept with arowana?
Silver Arowana Tank Mates
- Large catfish.
- Jaguar Cichlid.
- Pacu (if the tank is large enough)
- Silver Dollar Fish.
- Large Plecos.
- Green Terror Cichlid.
Why do arowana jump out of tank?
Like any arowana, silvers are notorious for jumping out of their tanks. Based on my years of experience keeping these fish, the two main reasons arowanas jump are stress and food. A common cause of stress is when a fish outgrows its tank. In confined spaces, arowanas feel trapped.
What do I feed my arowana fish?
Arowana fish food includes (but is not limited to) pellets for surface feeding carnivores, worms, grasshoppers, crickets, mealworms, smaller frogs, feeder fish, shrimp either mysis or brine including shrimp that humans would eat. Small pieces of beef and chicken heart and liver can be fed to an Arowana as well.
Does arowana need air pump?
The Arowana will have difficulty in breathing; often raising it’s head above the water to breathe. Use air pumps and air stones to increase the level of dissolved oxygen in the water.
Do arowana need light at night?
Aquarium fish do not need light and it is best that you turn it off during the night. Leaving the light on can cause stress to fish as they need a period of darkness to sleep. Too much light will cause algae to rapidly grow and make your tank look dirty. So the short answer is no, do not leave your lights on.
How do I know if my arowana is stressed?
Symptoms: You should observe your fish often for any of these signs of stress.
- Gasping at the Surface: If a fish is gasping his mouth at the surface, this is a sign of stress brought on by poor water conditions, usually a lack of oxygen.
- Appetite: If a fish is stressed, oftentimes he will not eat.
Is sunlight good for arowana?
Arowana prefers soft water and its colour is best when pH is kept slightly lower such as adding black water extract or peat. Sufficient lighting is also required for arowana to ensure good color developments and it is ideal for tanks to expose to some natural morning or evening sunlight.
Does Silver Arowana bring luck?
One of the most auspicious fish species in Chinese culture is the arowana or dragonfish, which is believed to have the power to bring luck and prosperity. A typical high-grade silver arowana, measuring 15-18 cm costs between $1,400 and $2,000, but some bigger, rare fish can fetch tens of thousands of dollars.
Which Colour arowana fish is lucky?
The Asian arowana, also known as the dragon fish, is believed by the Chinese to bring good luck and prosperity due to its red color and coin-like scales.
Can Oscar fish live with arowana?
Both oscars and arowana grow very fast. So, typically you can keep them together as juveniles and they will grow at similar rates and remain safe from each other.