Angelfish Information

By Jenna Williams

Community Tank Opinions are wide a varied regardingthe compatibility of angelfish with other fish. As a general rule angelfish are compatible with gouramis, platies, tetras, danio, loaches, plecostomus, mollies and swordtails. In addition, the volume of the fish tank can establish how well your fish get along. A congested aquarium will stress fish and cause them to be more aggressive.

Diseases in Angelfish The familiar wise saying an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure is without doubt true when is comes to keeping angelfish. The main component is superior water quality Ammonia is a common killer of angelfish. Ammonia build up in water occurs from lack of sufficient water changes as well as over crowding. The simple act of regular water changes will prevent this from taking place and keep your angelfish happy and at ease.

Common diseases in angelfish are fin rot, mouth rot, cotton wool disease, ick, dropsy,worms, hole in the head disease and constipation. Every one are treatable but again the best means to deal with diseases in to keep outstanding water quality all the time and curtail stress on your angelfish. You will be rewarded with vibrant, strong, contented and stunning angelfish that survive a long time.

Angelfish Breeding Angelfish Breeding is not overly complicated and can be a truly amazing experience. A fish hobbyist's success in breeding angelfish can depend on many variables, including the fish themselves. A lot of captive angelfish have been so inbred that they have lost much of their rearing instincts. The result is often angelfish will eat their fry.

A normal angelfish spawn can produce anywhere from 400 to 1200 eggs. Fertilized eggs should hatch in approximately 6 to 7 days, but the growth of the fry can be observed from about day 3 on. Young fry can eat live brine shrimp once the yolk sack is gone.

There are a number of variables that must be weighed when trying to breed angelfish not limited to aquarium size, water temperature, water condition, environment and lighting. Fortunately, if one wants immediate success in angelfish breeding there are several excellent resources available to the fish hobbyist to ensure the success of his/her angelfish breeding. - 32185

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