The Black Angelfish is a very popular tropical fish because of its unique shape and because of their interesting personalities. Freshwater angelfish are aggressive eaters and will go to the top of the tank when they see you approach. Because of their aggressive feeding habits, make sure that your less aggressive fish are getting their share around feeding time.
Angel fish are curious about their environment and can become very territorial, especially around breeding time. They will pair off and if any other fish tries to enter their territory they will go after them. So use caution when stocking.Freshwater Angelfish are not picky eaters. They will go after many types of fish food, including vitamin enriched flakes, frozen, freeze dried and live foods.They prefer tall tanks over short tanks because of their tall body shape.
Feeding is simple for the unfussy Black Angelfish. High-quality dry, frozen, and live foods will all be readily accepted. Quality and variety are the keys to a diet that will ensure that this fish maintains optimal health and coloration.
- Species – Pterophyllum Scalare “Black Marbled”
- Common Name – Black Angel fish
- Origin – South America
- Diet – carnivorous
- PH Range – 6.5 – 7.5
- Water Type – Hard
- Temperature – Tropical 26°c – 28°c
- Breed Type – Egg Layer
- Current Size – approximately 5cm (Grows to approximately 15cm)
- Sex – Un-sexed