Got my hands on a true albino oscar.

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I was told a 55 was good for 1
A lot of people seem to think it is, but most people I've seen are starting to realize that it's quite small for them. As I said, they grow longer than the tank is wide, which I would say makes the tank unsuited for an adult. A 75 gallon would be much preferable as it offers more width for them.
 

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I don't think he has black patches - I think it's just darker areas (gravel, tubes etc) showing through the pale thin fin tissue.
If you look closely you can see a pattern, unless the cords are curved exactly to the shape of the fins I’m pretty sure that it’s coloration. I’ve seen a few similar oscars before, none exactly like this but a few had that black pattern.
 

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A lot of people seem to think it is, but most people I've seen are starting to realize that it's quite small for them. As I said, they grow longer than the tank is wide, which I would say makes the tank unsuited for an adult. A 75 gallon would be much preferable as it offers more width for them.
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Yeah I'd go 75g or larger. If the tank is only as wide as he is long, thats not a very comfortable space to turn around in. I think both you and him would be much happier with him having a larger space.

Zero clue on what kind he is though. Only albinos I've seen have had the orange markings. He's quite unique looking!
 
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Heres a pic of one of his siblings. I guess they do have a tiny bit of black in the fin. I didnt notice it in person
 

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Yeah I'd go 75g or larger. If the tank is only as wide as he is long, thats not a very comfortable space to turn around in. I think both you and him would be much happier with him having a larger space.

Zero clue on what kind he is though. Only albinos I've seen have had the orange markings. He's quite unique looking!
Ok maybe ill just look for a 75 for him then
 

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