How Many Angelfish In A 125 Gallon Tank?

The rule of thumb for fish size in a tank is one inch per gallon of water. Angelfish can get between 6 and 8 inches long and 6 to 10 inches tall. Because Angelfish also grow very tall, they need 20 gallons per fish. A 125-gallon tank would then house six Angelfish easily. There are … Read more

How Many Angelfish In A 75 Gallon Tank?

Angelfish over Plant Covered Bottom

The ideal number of angelfish to have in a 75-gallon tank is 6 to 8. Angelfish require around 10 gallons of water each and an additional 10 to 20 gallons of water on top of the combined water required for the group. Therefore, 6 angelfish will require 60 gallons plus around 15 gallons for extra … Read more

How Many Angelfish In A 55 Gallon Tank

Angelfish and Discus in Large Planted Aquarium

A 55-gallon tank can house six angelfish. 55 gallon tanks provide enough room for six angelfish to swim around comfortably. Be sure to monitor your angelfish for signs of aggression and territorial behavior. A single angelfish needs a 29 gallon tank to thrive. Each angelfish added after that will require an additional ten gallons of … Read more

How Many Angelfish In A 40 Gallon Tank?

Three Angelfish in Heavily Planted Tank

You can keep three or four angelfish in a 40-gallon tank. 40 gallons is large enough to allow the angelfish enough room to swim around comfortably. Angelfish make beautiful additions to a tank. These South American fish are docile when young and become territorial as they mature. To house angelfish successfully, consider keeping a maximum … Read more

How Many Angelfish In A 29 Gallon Tank?

Two Black Striped Angelfish

You can keep two angelfish in a 29-gallon tank according to the following: Angelfish reach an adult size of 8-10 inches high and 6 inches in length. Allow 20 gallons for your first angelfish and 10 gallons for each subsequent angelfish to ensure they have enough room.  While most people buy their angelfish when they … Read more

How Many Angelfish In A 20 Gallon Tank?

Two Striped Angelfish Facing Each Other

A 20-gallon tank is not large enough for keeping angelfish long-term. Angelfish are large, tall fish, and a 20-gallon tank would not provide enough swimming space for one fully grown angelfish. The tank must be at least 18 inches high to accommodate their long fins.  If you are breeding angelfish, you can temporarily keep a … Read more

Can You Keep an Angelfish In A 10 Gallon Tank

Close Up of White Orange and Black Angelfish

It is unwise to keep full-grown angelfish in a 10-gallon or smaller tank. Angelfish are relatively large Cichlids, requiring a minimum tank of 29 gallons; however, larger tanks are better. If you plan on keeping two fish, your tank should be at least 30 gallons. Unfortunately, many people keep angelfish in undersized tanks. Keeping Angelfish … Read more

Can Angelfish Change Gender?

Freshwater angelfish cannot change gender. The gender of freshwater angelfish is already established at birth. Male and female angelfish display subtle but distinctive differences in features and traits. Determining the gender of young freshwater angelfish is no easy task. The physical differences between male and female angelfish are very subtle. However, it is possible to … Read more

Can Angelfish Eat Betta Food?

Angelfish with Plants

Betta pellets are specially formulated with the optimal nutrients for bettas to thrive. Unfortunately, these pellets don’t have the right amounts of protein and nutrients that angelfish need to thrive; however, angelfish can still eat betta food and be satisfied. Betta food should be ok for angelfish in the short-term, but shouldn’t be sustained longer … Read more

Can Angelfish Live With Bettas?

Orange Betta with Angelfish

Although possible under certain conditions, it is strongly advised not to place angelfish and bettas in the same tank. This is because angelfish and bettas are behaviorally territorial fish, and both fish tend to have rather aggressive temperaments, which can lead to fighting between the two species.  Bettas tend to be more aggressive and will … Read more