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Angelfish

Among the most beautiful freshwater tropical fish, the Angelfish comes in many varieties and attractive colours. They grow to large size, and live for years.They comprise of two general groups. One group consists of fishes with different finnage, of which there are two types, normal-finned and long-finned. The basic colours are black and silver.  While the fish are young they are fine in a community tank, however they need a larger tank as they grow in size.


Angelfish
Scientific Names:Pterophyllum scalare.
Family:Cichlidae.
Origin: Amazon region of South America
Medium; Tropical.
Diet:Omnivorous,  frozen and flake foods.
Temperament: Normally peaceful, but gets aggressive when spawning and guarding fry.
Life Span:10years.



Angelfish Varieties


OTHER FRESHWATER AQURIUM FISH
    Goldfish   Arowana   Loaches  
    Goldfish   Arowana   Loaches  
Gourami   Betta   Raphael  
Gourami   Betta   Raphael  
Cichlid   Catfish   Koi  
Cichlid   Catfish   Koi

 

Fish Photo Gallery

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Other Fishes

Damselfish   Butterflyfish   Goby
Damselfish   Butterflyfish   Goby  

Questions of
 Questions & Answers
 1.  Posted on : 15.9.2013  By  :  Udaya Kumar Tom , Bangalore View Answer (2) Post Answer
 

Where should the fish pot or aquarium be placed in a house.

 
A1: 

Place it in the Nort-East side of house

  Posted By :Yabu , Coimbatore | On 20.1.2016
A2: 

Place it in the North-East corner of the house.

  Posted By :Ravi , Erode, Tamil Nadu | On 11.3.2014
 2.  Posted on : 5.7.2012  By  :  Phad , Pune View Answer (1) Post Answer
 

Sir i have fish tank 2' x 1' x 1', include goldfish 4, sakar 2, Koi 1, and Angle 1. Last week per day 1/2 two fish die, after that i change the water, also put tablet as per instruction of fish dealer. but after that 2 goldfish and 1 koi and 1 subhankar is dead. tel l me how i maintained my fish tank with goldfish and which is the cofish with goldfish.

 
A1: 

Dear sir, instead of having a variety of fishes who shares different habitats, one should lay more emphasis on the ecosystem of the aquarium. Your fish tank is relatively small and therefore just 4-5 goldfishes including one black moor (from feng-shui point of view)without including koi or angels. Change water after at least 3-4 weeks time (use good filters and O2 pump) and feed less pallets to fishes. Add prescribed amount of anti-fungals and please add little bit of salt at the time of changing water/cleaning the tank.

  Posted By :Ashish Banerjee , New Delhi | On 28.8.2012
 3.  Posted on : 14.12.2011  By  :  Senthil , Tirupur View Answer (1) Post Answer
 

PLEASE ADVISE WHERE TO PLACE (IN WHICH PLACE) THE FISH TANK IN THE HOUSE.

 
A1: 

You should keep it in the North-East corner of the house.

  Posted By :Ravi , Erode | On 29.12.2011
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