Angelfish Tropical Fish InformationPterophyllum scalare
Behaviour Normally quiet, occasional troublemakers, spawning fish will become territorial
Typical size 10cm
Max size 14cm
Tank Area Middle, top
Min Tank Size 90cm
Temp Min: 24℃ Max: 30℃
Feeding Flake, frozen, live foods
pH Range 6-8
Angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare)
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The Angelfish is a stunning aquarium fish with plenty of character and is deservedly one of the most well-known and popular aquarium fish. Its behaviour in the aquarium can be very varied depending on conditions and individuals may be quiet peaceful loners or aggressive territorial bullies. Aggression is normally only directed at other angelfish unless a pair is breeding, in which case they will defend a small breeding area from all other fish. Angelfish can be kept in any numbers but in small groups (2-4 fish), a difficult individual may bully the others. In larger groups (5+) difficult individuals will be subdued and the aggression is shared out. Angelfish should be kept in aquariums with some planting and hiding spots amongst vertical decor. Angelfish often develop a reputation for eating smaller fish, such as neon's, but this should be taken with a pinch of salt. A large neon for instance, will simply not fit in even an adult angelfishes mouth, thus, Angelfish can be kept with smaller fish providing common sense is applied. More Info... Article -
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