Oscar fish only survive in fish tank

Oscar fish are known to grow rapidly in size, so many fish lovers are purchasing these fish.
They are also fairly expensive costing rs 140 each in panaji, goa
However those who have a fish bowl, should not purchase these fish, as they do not survive for long.
An oscar fish which was purchased died within 48 hours, a waste of money.
So it is not advisable to purchase Oscar fish unless a person has a fish tank, because they die very quickly , they require a lot of space.

However there is a possibility that the local intelligence and security agencies who are involved in home intrusions, may have killed the fish