Very popular tropical fish, best kept in tanks at least 45cm deep. Do not keep with fin-nipping fish such as Tiger Barbs. Appreciates some hiding places such as tall plants or driftwood. They tend to pair off when fully matured, and may become territorial.

Avoid keeping them with small fish, or fish with long fins, such as guppies, as Angelfish can be fin-nippers.

Additional Information

Fish Keeping Snapshot :

  • Keeping Difficulty : Beginner
  • Temperament : Peaceful, but will eat small fish.
  • Max Size : 14-15cm

Preferred Water Parameters :

  • Water Temperature : 24-26 degrees celsius.
  • pH Level : 6.0-7.5
  • General Hardness : Medium (100 - 200ppm)