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post #1 of 14 Old 04-28-2013, 03:15 PM Thread Starter
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Queen of my aquarium

Hi, all! I am new to fishkeeping and just bought a completely set up freshwater 46-gallon community last night. This is the queen of the aquarium, and I wondered if anyone could tell me what her pattern and coloration are called.
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post #2 of 14 Old 04-28-2013, 04:25 PM
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That's a nice looking angelfish.

125 - BGK, chanchito cichlid, pictus cats, silver dollars, palmas bichir
125 - cichlids (severums, bolivian rams, chocolate), rainbows ( turquoise, red), loaches (angelicus, zebra, kuhli and horseface), plecos (BN, RL and clown), denison barbs, tiretrack eel, pearl gouramis, betta
90 - Congo tetras, african knife, upside down cats, spotted ctenopoma, kribensis, delhezzi bichir
2.5 - betta
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post #3 of 14 Old 04-28-2013, 04:26 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you! She is big--easily the span of my hand. :)
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post #4 of 14 Old 04-29-2013, 06:57 AM
She's gorgeous. i have a pair who look just like her, they're wild type/silver angelfish.
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post #5 of 14 Old 04-29-2013, 08:45 AM Thread Starter
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Thank you so much! I know there are many colors/patterns, and I wasn't sure what hers are. :)
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post #6 of 14 Old 04-29-2013, 09:11 AM
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Thank you so much! I know there are many colors/patterns, and I wasn't sure what hers are. :)
Black striped?

125 - BGK, chanchito cichlid, pictus cats, silver dollars, palmas bichir
125 - cichlids (severums, bolivian rams, chocolate), rainbows ( turquoise, red), loaches (angelicus, zebra, kuhli and horseface), plecos (BN, RL and clown), denison barbs, tiretrack eel, pearl gouramis, betta
90 - Congo tetras, african knife, upside down cats, spotted ctenopoma, kribensis, delhezzi bichir
2.5 - betta
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post #7 of 14 Old 04-29-2013, 09:15 AM
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Black striped?
Why the eyeroll?
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post #8 of 14 Old 04-29-2013, 09:22 AM
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Why the eyeroll?
I don't know anything about identifying angels beyond species. I was going to say black striped red eyed - just picking out features. Is that what it's really called? Same goes for platys and whatnot - "what kind of platy is this?" It's a male Obviously not the answer they are looking for....

125 - BGK, chanchito cichlid, pictus cats, silver dollars, palmas bichir
125 - cichlids (severums, bolivian rams, chocolate), rainbows ( turquoise, red), loaches (angelicus, zebra, kuhli and horseface), plecos (BN, RL and clown), denison barbs, tiretrack eel, pearl gouramis, betta
90 - Congo tetras, african knife, upside down cats, spotted ctenopoma, kribensis, delhezzi bichir
2.5 - betta
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I believe the color is called standard silver
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