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Tips on Keeping Angelfish in Your Aquarium

September 8, 2010

Freshwater angelfish can be the best choice for your home aquarium if you are looking for a bright and colorful freshwater fish. This fish looks stunning and beautiful. This fish is divided into three categories. Pterophyllum scalare is the most popular of the three categories.

With proper care, angelfish can live up to ten years. Among the various varieties, marble angelfish is the most favorite. It is a beautiful silver and black fish. It can grow up to six inches in length and live for more than ten years. The color and mood of most of these fish changes with time.

If you are going for this fish then keep six or eight fish at one time in your home aquarium. DO not go for fish that is too old. You can differentiate from young and old fish by their size. If the fish is the size of a quarter or silver dollar, then the fish is young and very suitable for your aquarium. Once you have decided on the size of the fish you should buy, see what color would be best suited for the aquarium surroundings. If you already have a fish tank then you can introduce four fish as they will easily get adapted to the new environment.

Angelfish require a lot of open space in the tank. This is important for the fish to swim and play around in the aquarium. They also want plants around them.

If angelfish are raised in a community tank then it is known that they will not bully other fish in the tank. You can observe these fish for a few days to see if they are shy or not. You should also know that angelfish are very protective and aggressive parents. It would be wise to keep the baby angelfish in a separate tank until they can take care of themselves.

You can have a beautiful home aquarium with the colorful and very social angelfish.

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