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Old 11-23-2015, 12:44 PM   #1
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Angelfish locking lips (kissing) what does this mean?

I have a 50 gallon community tank and last night right before I turned the lights out I saw two of my angelfish locking lips and dancing and wiggling around each other. I'm assuming that this is some kind of mating ritual of some kind...? They aren't fully grown yet and they are almost always swimming around together. Do I have myself a pair?


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Yup, sounds like a pair to me. I would be ready to remove them or the eggs to another tank for the sake of the community in the 50.

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Old 11-23-2015, 01:11 PM   #3
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I currently only have the 50 gallon... :/ if I were to buy another tank how big would it have to be? If I moved them would they get stressed and stop spawning?


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A 20 gallon high or a 29 gallon would be good sizes for a pair. Moving them shouldn't stop them. My pair was mailed from Florida and it took them 3 weeks to go back to spawning.

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Okay thanks for the advice. Maybe I can find a really cheap 30 gallon while Black Friday shopping.


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Make sure it's a fairly tall tank so that they have vertical swimming room.

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Okay I'll be sure to do that. Thanks for all of your help.



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