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Black Angel Fish - Jet Black Freshwater Angelfish
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Angelfish, despite their name, are not very friendly toward other fish or even one another. If you're thinking of getting angelfish for your salt- or freshwater tank, research their needs as they need specific conditions in which to thrive. Angelfish are closely related to oscars and Jack Dempseys.
Black Angel Fish - Jet Black Freshwater Angelfish
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Marble Angelfish (pterophyllum scalare) She's eye-balling you! ;-). They are one of the friendliest freshwater fish group. Mine will always come and greet me when I walk in the room or pass on by. I love them, there my little gems! Freshwater Angelfish Stock Photos & Freshwater Angelfish Stock ...
Photo provided by FlickrAngelfish are one of the most popular species of freshwater fish in the aquarium hobby.
Photo provided by FlickrFor decorations, your freshwater angelfish will be happy in a tank that’s dense with vegetation.
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Tropical Freshwater Angelfish are one of the most popular cichlids found in the hobby today. Aquarium owners are drawn to them because of their unique, elegant appearance, their mild mannered disposition and their inquisitive nature. Angelfish do not shy away from people observing them in the tank. They will swim right up to the glass and come up to the surface of the water when it is feeding time.The Freshwater Angelfish hails from the rivers of South America. Triangularly shaped and thin pressed, they hide among roots and plants before ambushing their prey. Their coloring helps to provide additional camouflage. Interestingly, Angelfish form monogamous mating pairs. They are one of the most commonly kept freshwater aquarium fish as they bring a unique and beautiful shape and coloring to the tank. They are considered semi-aggressive and should not be kept in aquariums with tiny fish such as Tetras as the Angelfish may eat them. For those interested in breeding fish, the Angelfish is ideal. They are easy to breed in an aquarium, however care must be taken to protect the young from their parents as generations of inbreeding have led to parents tending to eat the young. As Angelfish mate for life, it is also important to preserve both fish for as long as possible. Angelfish are dedicated parents and the raising of a clutch of eggs into fry and then fish may be fun to do with children.For people looking at breeding and raising aquarium fish, the freshwater Angelfish is also a popular choice. When the tank maintenance is preformed regularly and water is kept optimal, a pair of Angelfish will spawn often, producing thousands of fry.Freshwater Angelfish are not picky eaters. They will go after many types of fish food, including vitamin enriched flakes, frozen, freeze dried and live foods.The freshwater Angelfish is a very popular tropical fish because of its unique shape and because of their interesting personalities. Freshwater angelfish are aggressive eaters and will go to the top of the tank when they see you approach. Because of their aggressive feeding habits, make sure that your less aggressive fish are getting their share around feeding time.Angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare) are unique freshwater cichlid species originally from South America. They are the with tall fins and glossy scales. Angelfish tend to be colorful, thin, and grow to about six inches long. These fish are peaceful when are kept in the aquarium with their own species and don’t like other very small species, especially with a lifespan of up to a decade.