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Old 10-03-2011, 06:56 PM   #1
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what is the smallest recommended size tank for an angel fish
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Recommended? I wouldn't recommend anything smaller than a 3' tank with some depth to it. A 29 is usually suitable, with care in choosing tankmates. Some people keep breeding pairs in 20H's, though I think that's a bit on the small side.
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alright thanks i was just wondering
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I personally recommend 29g as the minumum. Some people say 20 tall, but it would have to be the only thing in there. I still think 29 is better.
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How many will fit in a 29
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How many will fit in a 29
One in a community. 2 if its a breeding pair and nothing else is in the tank
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One in a community. 2 if its a breeding pair and nothing else is in the tank
Hi don't angel fish eat there fry, would they need seperation, sorry if it's a silly question
But im a newbie to all.
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That is very helpful thank you
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Hi don't angel fish eat there fry, would they need seperation, sorry if it's a silly question
But im a newbie to all.
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Uhm sometimes. Sometimes one will just gobble them up, but other times they are good parents. I think it takes a couple tries for them to get it right though. But most people remove the eggs and put them in another tank once they are fertilized. Correct me if im wrong, iv never bred angels, but would like too!
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One in a community. 2 if its a breeding pair and nothing else is in the tank
Actually you could keep bottom feeders like plecos (smaller species) and corys or loaches as well as shrimp.
You could probably keep a couple mid to top dwellers too that would stay out of the way
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Actually you could keep bottom feeders like plecos (smaller species) and corys or loaches as well as shrimp.
You could probably keep a couple mid to top dwellers too that would stay out of the way
Really? Id think itd be crowded but i believe you
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It wouldnt be crowded.
You might have issues at spawning time if you have more than a few mid-top dwellers but the bottom dwellers are well out of the way. Shrimp might get eaten if theyre small
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