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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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Blackwater Aquarium Fish

The water in a blackwater biotope is slow moving, tea colored, acidic and soft. The goal for a blackwater aquarium is to simulate a natural stream environment for angelfish and their tank mates. Nature produces blackwater streams when leaves, wood … Continue reading

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Fish Tank Wood: Bogwood, Driftwood, and Mopani Wood for the Angelfish Aquarium

Adding fish tank wood gives aquariums natural decor and helps create a more natural habitat for your angelfish. Bogwood is a nice, if not an essential addition to a blackwater tank because it naturally turns water tan and acidic, conditions … Continue reading

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Wood for Aquariums: Using Bogwood and Driftwood in Tropical Fish Tanks

Tank decorating for the freshwater angelfish can include adding wood for aquariums. Bogwood and driftwood are common woods used in fish tanks. These can enhance the look of your tank and the habitat for your angels. What is Bogwood? Bogwood … Continue reading

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Blackwater Tanks for Angelfish

Angelfish are native to South American blackwater and clearwater streams making a blackwater tank suitable for angelfish. Blackwater enhances the colors of fish native to blackwater streams, and some angelfish breeders find it helps induce breeding. Other fish living in … Continue reading

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