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Old 06-26-2013, 02:28 PM   #1
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Type of angel?

I now have 10 small angels in my 75 gallon tank.
Most are coloring up very nicely, but two are almost the same as when I got them plain. The only difference I see is a little black around the out side of their fins. Is it the angelfish not coloring up? Or is it the type of angel?



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Old 06-26-2013, 02:35 PM   #2
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They still look really young from the pics, they probably just haven't colored up yet. Give it some time and they will color up for you
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Old 06-26-2013, 04:53 PM   #3
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Picture #2 looks like a blushing angel which will have paler coloring depending on what gene's for color it has.

As already stated they should color up as they grow but if their body size is over a dime you might just have some mutated color strains. I have a silver orange with very unique pale coloring.
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Old 06-26-2013, 04:58 PM   #4
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The other could be a smoke variety. Here is mine for a comparison.

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He (or she I don't know the sex) is still pretty young it this pic. It was taken about 4 months ago.

Just wait it out its fun to see them mature
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Old 06-26-2013, 06:46 PM   #5
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I also believe that the fish in picture 2 is a blushing angelfish.
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I also believe that the fish in picture 2 is a blushing angelfish.
I'm not sure. Bc the other bushings I have look like this.

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They are all blushing angels just in different color morphs. I've been keeping angels since the 80's.
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They are all blushing angels just in different color morphs. I've been keeping angels since the 80's.
Cool! So your like an expert!
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I'd hardly call myself an expert. It's just they have always been my favorite fish and I've kept tons of them over the years. Right now my current stock is 12 angels in a 220g 100% planted tank.
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