angle-fish-tankAngelfish, a freshwater fish is a one of the  famous tropical fish as they have their distinct and interesting personalities, shape and size.

When we talk about freshwater angelfish, their aggressive nature while eating should be considered foremost to make sure that equal share of fish foods are shared during feeding time by all fishes in the water tank.

Since they are aggressive eaters by behavior, they will move to the top of the water tank while watching you, approaching them. Also, angelfish would want to feed almost all varieties of food ranging from flakes to live foods.

You should always handle angelfish with great care as they are very curious and territorial about their environment. So, be cautious and consider all these points in your mind while setting up tank and aquarium for your angelfish.

Tank Setup

Setting up an angelfish tank and aquarium is very important for overall health of your fish. It is a vital task that needs to be looked with great attention and care as it forms the life and vitality of aquarium and fish.

There are some setup rules and guidelines necessary for angelfish tanks and aquariums.

  • Tank Location requires attention, care and consideration. It should be located so that the need for extension cords for a power supply is eliminated and there are no chances of water mixing with electricity and causing fires. It should never be located in front of any window because direct sunlight heats up water and also encourages algae growth. Never locate fish tanks in the bedroom because the water tanks make noise with the humming sound of the pump.
  • Fish Tank Stand should be specifically made to support fish tanks and aquariums and should be flat and level matching with room decorations.
  • Level the Aquarium: with the help of foam or flexible pad that levels the aquarium preventing all surface irregularities.
  • Accessories: you should assemble and attach the Undergravel filter, air stones, decorations and outside filter with thermometer, water supplements and glass divider.
  • Adding Angelfish and Tank Mates: check for water pH level and nutrition level after setting up tank to ensure proper working of the fish tank. You can add other fish but add few fishes at one time to prevent populating tank at once and then you can add your angelfish after the tank is seasoned for at least a month.
  • Using an Aquarium Safe Sealant: the Fish tank should be assembled with an aquarium safe sealant to ensure no chemicals harmful to fish leech into the tank.

Tank Size

Aquarium size is nor fixed neither important, but the number of fish per gallon, a tank can handle, should be considered which varies depending on many factors like carrying capacity, pH, feeding methods, temperature,

strain of angelfish, water changing frequency, volume and overall quality of angelfish that is desired.  You can guide yourself about the number of fish per gallon with the help of following guideline.

  • 1 angelfish per gallon for nickel size angelfish.
  • 1 angelfish per 2 gallons for Quarter size angelfish.
  • 1 angelfish per 3 gallons for Silver dollar size angelfish.
  • 1 angelfish per 5 gallons for angelfish that needs to be paired.

Best Angelfish Aquariums

Bestseller No. 1
Marineland Portrait Glass LED aquarium Kit, 5 Gallons, Hidden Filtration
  • SLEEK DESIGN: Rounded corners and clear glass canopy allow viewing from multiple angles.
  • DAYLIGHT/MOONLIGHT LIGHTING: Bright white LEDs create a shimmering sunlight effect; blue LEDs produce a moonlit glow.
  • EASY ACCESS: Hinged LED lighting and sliding glass canopy.
  • SIZE: 5-gallon aquarium fits Marineland Rite-Size Z Filter Cartridges.
  • HIDDEN FILTRATION: Advanced, 3-stage filtration is out of sight, enhancing aquarium viewing.
Bestseller No. 2
Koller Products PanaView 5-Gallon Aquarium Kit - Power Filter - LED Lighting, (AQ15005)
  • Energy-efficient LED lighting with 7 dazzling color selections to brightly illuminate your fish; choose daylight white, blue, green, amber, aqua, purple, or red.
  • Powerful internal power filter cleans and purifies aquarium water at a flow rate of 45 gallons per hour, effectively removing organic pollutants (including discolorations, odors, heavy metals, and toxic gases), uses Koller Products Small replacement filter cartridges (AQ10FC-60).
  • Manufactured of impact-resistant plastic with crystal-clear clarity so good that most think it's made of glass along with one-piece construction providing superior strength and durability. Unlike glass tanks glued together with silicone, this trendy shaped tank puts to rest any worries or concerns about possible leaks.
  • Easy to set up and maintain, this trendy fish tank will look good wherever you place it. Dimensions: 14. 2"L x 10"W x 11. 5"H.
  • If you need a part or help, please contact us at customercare@kollerproducts for fast, friendly service.
Bestseller No. 3
GloFish Crescent Aquarium Kit 5 Gallons, Includes Hidden Blue LED Light And Internal Filter
  • INCLUDES ALL THE ESSENTIALS: This 5 gallon kit includes a seamless, crescent-shaped tank, Tetra Whisper Bio-Bag Filter Cartridge, black canopy with convenient feeding hole and energy-efficient blue LED lighting.
  • BLUE LED LIGHTS: Hidden blue LED lights are incorporated into the hood, giving your GloFish fluorescent fish an exciting and uniquely fluorescent look.
  • INTERNAL FILTRATION: The filter pulls water from the aquarium and pushes it through the filter cartridge, where the dense, dual-sided mesh catches debris and waste.
  • INCLUDES HOOD: Sleek black hood reduces evaporation and helps keep fish from jumping.
  • EXPERIENCE THE GLO: GloFish fluorescent fish and products create a complete underwater fluorescent experience.
SaleBestseller No. 4
Tetra Crescent aquarium Kit 5 Gallons, Curved-Front Tank With LEDs
  • aquarium KIT Curved-front crescent-shaped aquarium kit is perfect for one goldfish or up to three community tropical fish
  • INCLUDES FILTER Includes Tetra Whisper Internal Power Filter to keep your tank clean and provide a healthy environment for pet fish
  • HIDDEN LIGHTS Bright-white energy-efficient LED lights are hidden inside the low-profile black cover
  • SEAMLESS TANK Offers unobstructed viewing of your underwater environment
  • 5 GALLON TANK Small size that’s perfect for a bedroom living room or dorm room (15 inches x 9 inches x 11 inches)
Bestseller No. 5
Aquarium Tank, Glass, 5-1/2 Gal
  • All-glass 5-1/2-gal aquarium has sides and a bottom of triple-strength, clear glass welded together with silicone rubber
  • Strong, leakproof aquarium will last for years
  • Nonreactive with seawater
  • Top frame is designed for a recessed cover
  • Dimensions: 16" x 8" x 10" H.
Bestseller No. 6
VIBIRIT Aquarium Heater,Betta Fish Tank Heater 25W Smart Small Aquarium Heater,Energy Efficient Submersible Thermostat + Thermometer Sticker
  • Fully Automatic Temperature Control Chip:VIBIRIT submersible aquarium heater automatically adjusts the temperature between 75°F and 82°F (24°C to 28°C). It is different from the traditional manual adjustment of the aquarium heater and does not need to be set. And will automatically turn on/off to achieve the setting temperature constantly and stably, Energy-efficient.
  • Advanced Materials: sturdy engineering plastic. It has anti-explosion, anti-scalding function, high temperature resistance and high safety. Suitable for aquarium pets such as turtles and fry. Length - 5.35 inch, Width - 0.9inch, Thickness - 0.63inch.
  • 25W Fish Tank Heater is suitable for 3 to 5 gallons and can be used in mini fish tanks and aquariums. The super-designed suction cups hold the heater tightly in the aquarium. Easy to hide in the water tank.
  • Included Temperature Sticker: You can attach the temperature sticker to the surface of the water tank(don't put in the water), through which you can monitor. The easy-to-recognize blue color indicates the current temperature of your aquarium water. Temperature bar is for reference only
  • Parameters and Quality Assurance: working power 25w, frequency: 50/60Hz, voltage: 110-120V, waterproof rating IP68. This product aquarium heater has passed CE, ROHS, FCC certification. Explosion-proof, waterproof, anti-scalding, high temperature and other safe operation.
Bestseller No. 7
Uniclife Aquarium Heater Submersible with Thermometer, 25 Watt for 5 Gallon Fish Tank
  • Ideal for 5-15gal fish tanks, can be installed in both fresh and saltwater.
  • Red rotatable knob on top for adjusting the temperatures between ranges of 68°F-93°F. Visible temperature displayed allows accurate temperature maintain.
  • Please notice the red indicator light is on while working, will automatically turn off when temperature reached. Carefully check external condition before use. Recommend testing before introduce to fish.
  • Water-tight with IP68 sealing workmanship. Fix the heater tightly to the tank in vertical or horizontal with 3 strong suction cups. Shatterproof 2 mm extra thick quartz glass prevents electricity leakage and scratching. Measures 8.2" x 1" (L x D)
  • Come with Uniclife aquarium heater x 1; Suction Cups x 3; stick-on thermometer x 1(The color of number will change to blue to indicate the temperature).

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Anglefish Bowls

Filtration System

Biological filtration is best for angel fish. The filtration system should be chosen after considering following points:

  • The aquarium filtration system is mostly preferred. Without it, angelfish can’t swim efficiently and are stressed due to water movement which ultimately causes slower growth.
  • Angels Plus Sponge filtration system are perfect for hatchery situations.
  • The Show tanks filtration system ensures good working of undergravel filters.
  • Whole-tank filtration system is best for populated community water tanks.
  • Fluidized bed filtration system is secondary filter that does not clog.
  • V. filtration system is used to lower the levels of dissolved organics and bacterial loads.

Carrying capacity of angelfish is never disturbed by biological filtration, but is affected by dissolved organics and bacterial loads. Frequently change the water to lower dissolved organics and bacterial load levels.

SaleBestseller No. 1
Tetra Whisper IQ Power Filter 10 Gallons, 105 GPH, with Stay Clean Technology
  • QUIET aquarium FILTER: The Tetra Whisper IQ Power Filter with Stay Clean technology contains a sound shield for quiet filtration less than 40 dB.
  • SELF PRIMING: Submerged motor starts up with no priming required.
  • STAY CLEAN TECHNOLOGY: By maintaining healthy pH levels, creates easier maintenance for healthier fish.
  • CARTRIDGE REFILLS: Change cartridges monthly; uses medium-sized Tetra Whisper Bio-Bag Filter Cartridges (refills sold separately).
  • Whisper IQ 10 use Whisper Bio-Bag Cartridges with Stay Clean Technology (Unassembled) Medium Cartridge
SaleBestseller No. 2
Aqueon QuietFlow Filter Cartridge, Small, 3-Pack
  • Fits Aqueon QuietFlow Filter: E Internal 10 gallon
  • Ready-to-use cartridge contains high quality activated carbon that keeps water clean, rinse before replacing
  • Installs in seconds: align cartridge bottom key slot for an accurate fit inside the Filter
  • For optimal performance, change approximately every 4 to 6 weeks
  • Do not clean Bioholster when replacing the cartridge as it contains beneficial biological bacteria
SaleBestseller No. 3
boxtech Aquarium Hang On Filter - Power Waterfall Suspension Oxygen Pump - Submersible Hanging Activated Carbon Biochemical Wall Mounted Fish Tank Filtration Water (5-10 Gal)
  • 3 in 1 Multi-function filter: Aquarium filter has the function for filtration,oxygen aeration and clearing oil-film, a variety functions provide by ultra-thin design filter, perfect for your fish tank
  • Low noise: When using for the first time, you need to inject water into the filter before starting the filter so that the pump can work normally, the closer the water level is to the outlet of the device, the better the effect
  • Adjustable flow valve: The water flow is adjustable, dissolved oxygen for creature growing.Suitable water flow, fit for fish bowl and grass cylinder,so it satisfy your various demand
  • Hanging on filter with filter plate design: can increased filter strage space,also clean up aquarium fish feces, create a clean environment for your lovely fish
  • Safe material: The fish tank filter made of ABS plastic,strong, quiet and durable
Bestseller No. 4
Aqueon QuietFlow E Internal Power Filter Extra Small - 3 Gallon
  • Efficiently cleans and filters water
  • Auto-start pump requires no priming, automatically restarts if power is interrupted and restored
  • Easy to install using suction cups and/or hanging clips
  • Carbon Cartridge included for chemical filtration; removes odors and discoloration from water
  • Uses Extra Small Aqueon Replacement Cartridges and meant for aquariums up to 3 Gallons
Bestseller No. 5
AquaCity Corner Filter Aquarium Fish Tank Internal Air Driven Filter with Media XY-2008
  • Supply the water with much needed oxygen, For tank size up to 5-10 Gallons
  • Reduce noise from air pump and consume lowest wattage.
  • Multi-layer media, easy to move and clean.
  • Top layer of white filter pad provides a mechanical filtration.
  • Black bio-sponge and ceramic rings with gravel provide biochemical filtration.
Bestseller No. 6
hygger 2-5 Gallon Fish Tank Filter Air Driven Small Aquarium Bubbler Sponge Filter for Betta Fish Shrimp Tank (No Air Pump)
  • Ultra Quiet Betta Filter - this air-driven fish tank filter is a motor free filter, super quiet, can only hear the smoothing sound of bubble bursting in the water surface
  • Effective Filtration - Mechanical pre-filter sponge captures debris and activated carbon for clean, clear aquarium water. Mini white bubbler stone produces constant, soft bubbles to agitate water, slow flow is great for betta fish, fry and shrimp
  • Compact - Single small filter measures 4.1" x 0.8" x 7.6", recommend for 2-5 gallon fresh and salt water aquariums ; Dual filter measures 7" x 0.8" x 7.6", recommend for 6-10 gallon freshwater and saltwater aquariums
  • Single sponge filter kit comes with 1 filter+ 3 packs filter cartridges + 1 white air stone+ 1 hanging clip. Dual sponge filter kit comes with 2 filters+ 6 packs filter cartridges + 1 white air stone + 2 hanging clips. Replace filter cartridge every 2-4 weeks depends on how many fish you house
  • Easy to install - Connect aquarium filter with air tubing to air pump and ready to go (please note that 3/16 inch air tubing and air pump are excluded). Two suction cups and one hanger helps filter stays in place, no floating. Must be install vertically
SaleBestseller No. 7
Lefunpets Biochemical Sponge Filter Breeding Fry Betta Shrimp Nano Fish Tank for Aquarium Fish Tank 5 Gal-25 Gal (Small for 5-10 Gal)
  • 【Perfect For Use】Sponge filters provide biological filtration, air powered, works great and for longer life. Warm Tips: If you think the sound is a little loud when sponge filter working, you can modify it by referring to the top reviews' guide below.
  • 【Soft Sponge Material】Unique cylindrical shape 6 vertical stripe sponge design, traps floating debris and won't suck up your fish.
  • 【Easy To Operate】 Using an air hose, connect one end to you air pump and the other end to this filter,and equipped with a check valve on air hose, to prevent water backflow and air pump damage due to power outage. It is a great way to clean and oxygenate your fish tanks.
  • 【Easy To Clean】All parts of the sponge filter are detachable so as to clean, simply squeeze the sponges in tank water.
  • 【Max Tank Size】 Fits for 5-10 Gallon freshwater or saltwater fish tank.

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Angelfish Aquarium Plants

The type and quantity of plant are important in setting up a tank and should always be considered for the type of fish you choose.

You should choose and plant them in aquarium in such a way that your fishes can have enough swimming area and  substrate area with  low and medium height plants lined with tall plants at the back.

This planting sequence ensures bottom dwellers  get an open area to move freely. Angelfish body features define the type of plant you will need to plant in your water tank or aquarium.

Vallisneria is a plant for angelfish that is planted in such a way that they can move freely through and about them. Angelfish has narrow bodies to move through plants and stripes to camouflage amongst plants and roots.

Bestseller No. 1
QUMY Large Aquarium Plants Artificial Plastic Fish Tank Plants Decoration Ornament for All Fish (B-Red)
  • Dimension: 15.7" x 7.09"(H x W); Base Size : 3.15"
  • Material: Plastic plants and ceramic base; Do not affect the fish tank.
  • Vibrant colors: Invigorate aquarium decor with vibrantly-colored artificial plants, add a bold splash of color to brighten your aquarium landscape. Lifelike water plant ornament give you feelings of aquatic plants with water flowing.
  • Low maintenance: Unlike live plants, plastic artificial plants don’t need specialised lighting and other substrates. they won't die, grow too large, or become tattered and unattractive. they don't need any pruning, and will stay beautiful season after season.
  • Natural environment: Replicate the natural environment, once it's in the tank you can't even tell it's made of plastic. Your fish will enjoy the environment that these tall plants provide. They can swim and hide through the leaves.
SaleBestseller No. 2
CousDUoBe Artificial Aquatic Plants 11 Pcs Small Aquarium Plants Artificial Fish Tank Decorations,Used for Household and Office Aquarium Simulation Plastic Hydroponic Plants
  • Ceramic base is more stable, plastic plant odorless, rust-free, does not affect the water quality in the tank.
  • There are 11 different styles, different colors of plants, the height is about 12 to 16 cm.
  • Easy to clean - The smooth surface is also very easy to wipe and keep clean. Please wash it before using!
  • With the water swaying, the simulation plants create a true underwater world for the fish.
  • 100% Money Back Guarantee – in order to give you a better customer experience we promises a full refund to any dissatisfied customers.
Bestseller No. 3
CNZ Aquarium Fish Tank 10" Green Lifelike Underwater Plastic Plant Aquatic Water Grass Decor
  • Product Name: CNZ Lifelike Aquarium Plastic Plant
  • Base Size (Approx.): 8.7 x 5.4cm / 3.4'' x 2.1'' (L*W)
  • Total Size (Approx.): 10'' Tall
  • Material: Plastic, Ceramic; Main Color: Green; Net Weight: 135g
  • Package Content: 1 x Aquarium Plastic Plant (10inch)
Bestseller No. 4
CousDUoBe 9 Pack Large Aquarium Plants Artificial Aquatic Plants, simulate Plants and Aquarium Landscape vividly (12inch)
  • This set would fit 20 gallon and up aquarium nicely,bright colors make your aquarium full of vitality.
  • The ceramic base is more stable,using high quality plastic, free from rust and rot, do not affect the PH in the tank.
  • Easy to clean - Artificial plants do not require special maintenance, smooth surfaces are easy to wipe and keep clean (please clean it before using)
  • Each plant has a thick base, which is stable and can prevent plants from floating in the water.
  • Package includes: 9 artificial plants, 7 different styles, about 12.5 inches in height.
Bestseller No. 5
CNZ Aquarium Fish Tank Green Lifelike Underwater Plastic Plant Aquatic Water Grass Decor (Small, 10-inch)
  • Product Name: CNZ Lifelike Aquarium Plastic Plant
  • Base Size (Approx.): 3'' x 1.5'' (L*W)
  • Total Size (Approx.): 10'' x 6'' (W*H)
  • Material: Plastic, Ceramic; Main Color: Green; Net Weight: 85g
  • Package Content: 1 x Aquarium Plastic Plant
Bestseller No. 6
Artificial Fish Tank Plants, Plastic Aquarium Plant, 2 Pack, Non-Toxic&Soft, Safe for Fish (G)
  • This aquarium plant is non-toxic and soft. It’s not harmful to fish.
  • Different sizes, heights of leaves provide a comfortable environment for your betta or other types of fish. They will love rest and sleep on these aquarium plants.
  • Life-like leaves move easily, making it look very realistic and beautiful in the water. This adds a lot of green color to your tank and looks very natural.
  • Height: 9.44 inches. Material: plastic leaves, sand base. Heavy base helps the plants stay in place in your aquarium. You won’t have to worry that it will get loose and float around the tank.
  • What you get: Artificial Aquarium Plant (Quantity 2), 45 days money back and 18-month warranty. If you have any problem with our product, please contact us! We promise that we will make every effort to solve it.
Bestseller No. 7
CNZ Aquarium Decor Fish Tank Decoration Ornament Artificial Plastic Plant Green (8.3-inch Green)
  • Lifelike water plant ornament. Once it's in the tank you can't even tell it's made of plastic.
  • Vibrant colors. Add life to your aquarium.
  • Decorate your aquarium all the time with minimum maintenance
  • Plant part, made of plastic. Base, made of ceramic. Non-toxic material. Safe for fish.
  • Dimension: 8.3" x 7"(H x W); Base Size : 3.5" x 2.1"(L x W)

Last update on 2021-02-22 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Acclimation

When you set up water tank for your angelfish, it provides them with a specific temperature and pH levels, which is different from the water specifications of angelfish at the time packing before they enter in your aquarium.

Hence, the perfect acclimation process needs to be done when your angelfish is ready to arrive in a water tank. Tropical fish are sensitive to minor changes in pH and temperature parameters. Hence, proper acclimation should be done for their successful relocation.

Reef Safe Angelfish

Angelfish in reef aquariums show different and unpredictable behaviors. They tend to be unpredictable within same species too.  Angelfish species that are small, works well in large reef tanks, but larger species such as Emperor Angelfish should be avoided.

Corals, most likely to be picked up by various species of angelfish are known as large-polyped stony corals (LPS) like open brain corals.  Various species of angelfish in reef aquarium are as follows:

  • Dwarf angels are famous for reef aquariums.
  • Potter's angel does not adapt itself to captivity. So, they are not used in reef aquariums.
  • Coral beauty is a hardy fish and frequently known as reef-safe rated as 50-50 for reef aquariums.
  • Golden angel is delicate beauty, very difficult to adapt itself to life in an aquarium.
  • The Brazilian, African flameback angels and cherub angels are good choices for reef aquariums.
  • The flame angel is a puzzle. Some are reef safe while some fishes are reef terrors after years of good behavior.[/su_list

Bestseller No. 1
Instant Ocean Reef Crystals Reef Salt For 160 Gallons, Enriched Formulation For aquariums
  • Contains essential ocean reef elements in concentrations greater than those found in natural sea water
  • Recommended specific gravity range – 1.020-1.026 at 77ᵒ F | Note – 1.4 lbs. of Reef Crystals is formulated to create 5 gallons of saltwater at a specific gravity of 1.021
  • Our marine salt will typically set the pH of a tank between 8.0 and 8.3 while it produces between 7 and 10 dKH
  • Encourages stony coral and coralline algae growth | Product has a chelator in it that removes the metals from solution
  • Provides vital nutrients | Neutralizes traces of heavy metals found in tap water | It is not generally recommended to use Reef Crystals in freshwater situations
Bestseller No. 2
The Marine Reef Aquarium
  • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Hardcover Book
  • Hunt, Phil (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 208 Pages - 08/01/2008 (Publication Date) - B.E.S. (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 3
The Nano-Reef Handbook
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Brightwell, Chris (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 192 Pages - 07/01/2011 (Publication Date) - TFH Publications, Inc. (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 4
SKEMIX Auto Top Off Water Filler Aquarium Mini ATO System Fish Tortoise Tank Water Level Controller No Wiring Float Valve
  • When you are on a business trip or traveling, use our water compensator to avoid water shortage in your fish tank, aquarium tank, tortoise tank, or other tanks.
  • Better than a float valve, no wiring or power required, takes less space.
  • Easy to use, practical and interesting. Just screw the compensator to a water bottle, then stick it to the tank.
  • When the water level drops to reveal the shorter tube, the water in the bottle automatically flows into the tank due to pressure difference.
  • Each compensator comes with 3 replaceable slots, suitable for 4 kinds of tank thickness: 4mm, 6mm, 8mm, and 10mm. For other thickness, you need to prepare extra gasket.
Bestseller No. 5
Instant Ocean HoldFast Epoxy Stick, Fish Safe (HF-1), 4USoz./113g
  • aquarium EPOXY: Fish-safe bonding agent secures a range of materials underwater.
  • SAFE FOR ANIMALS: Non-toxic epoxy is safe for all fish and invertebrates.
  • SUPERIOR BONDING: Lets you create caves, cliffs, steps and walls for aquarium animals to enjoy.
  • DRIES WHITE: Once dry, epoxy can be sanded, filled or drilled.
  • Age Range Description: All Life Stages

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