Black Angelfish

Angelfish | Black Angel

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Scientific Name: Pterophyllum sp.

Common Name: Black Angel

Adult Size: 6 inches

Life Expectancy: 8 - 10 years

Habitat: Amazon River

Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons

Ideal Tank Conditions: 

  • Temperature Range: 75-82° F
  • pH Range: 5.8-7.0
  • Hardness Range: 5 - 13

    Temperament: Generally peaceful, but can be aggressive eaters and may become territorial while breeding.

    Diet & Nutrition: Usually very good eaters, they will take flakes, pellets, freeze dried (re-hydrated before feeding to prevent bloat and other issues - blood worms, brine shrimp) and especially live foods and fresh veggies.

    Breeding & Spawning: Will lay the eggs on a vertical or diagonal surface. Assuming you have a pair, they are not difficult to breed.

    Gender: No visible differences between the male and female except at spawning where female has a round "tear-drop" shaped breeding tube and a male has a cone shaped breeding tube.

    Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart

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