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Programmable LED Fish Tank Lights that Will Mimic Freshwater Angelfish Native Habitats

In their native environment angelfish may live in a shaded area, a spot where trees or other vegetation filter the sunlight and dot the stream with patches of sunlight or in full sunlight. In addition to full sun where the … Continue reading

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Angelfish Companions Chart

Produced by PetCo, this chart shows you which fish make good angelfish companions and which fish you should not have in your angelfish tank. Learn more about angelfish companions at: Can Angelfish and Discus Live Together in the Same Tank … Continue reading

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Different Types of Aquarium Filters: How They Work and Choosing the Best One for Your Tank

  There are several different types of aquarium filters to provide clean water to keep angelfish and their tankmates happy. Which aquarium filter you choose will depend on your tank size, number of fish, and personal preferences. You can also … Continue reading

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Can Angelfish and Discus Live Together in the Same Tank?

Keeping angelfish and discus together seems like a natural mix. Both are spectacular fish and the temptation to put them in the same tank is compelling. Both species come from the same area and live in a similar environment. Angelfish … Continue reading

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What is the Best Water Heater for a Fish Tank with Angelfish

A water heater for a fish tank will keep your aquarium at a constant and comfortable temperature for your angelfish. Some aquarists feel that it’s better to choose a lower wattage heater so that if the contacts malfunction and permanently … Continue reading

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How to Treat Fin Rot in Angelfish

A white, milky film on an angelfish and other tropical fishes fins and tails is evidence of fin rot on tropical fish. The fins may appear ragged or perhaps with holes. It starts on the fin edges and can progress … Continue reading

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Growing Live Plants in an Angelfish Aquarium

Some aquarists are able to stick an aquatic plant in gravel, and it takes off. Others monitor the water, type of plant, feed it, and it dies. What works for one person, doesn’t necessarily work for another. Did you know? … Continue reading

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Keep Your Anglefish Swimming Comfortably: How to Adjust the Aquarium Filter Flow

Angelfish, discus and South American cichlids live in slow moving blackwater streams. They are more comfortable in tanks that feature gentle water movement rather rapid moving water. Therefore the best aquarium filter for anglefish is one that has a gentle … Continue reading

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Fish Native to Blackwater Habitats

Take a different approach to creating a fish tank habitat with a black water fish tank. Freshwater angelfish are among those whose native habitat is South American blackwater streams. These streams have wood and leaves that make the water soft … Continue reading

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Angelfish Eye Disease: Popeye

Popeye disease, also known as exophthalmia, is when a fish’s eye bulges from its face and becomes cloudy. It is a symptom of a fish disease rather than a condition and is caused by poor water quality, injury, and/or bacterial … Continue reading

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