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post #1 of 2 Old 01-26-2012, 09:23 AM Thread Starter
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Freshwater Angelfish

So I have an empty, cycled, 35 gallon hex with a 350 gph canister attached to an under-gravel filter. The pH is 6.5-6.8 for my water. Is this fit for freshwater angelfish? If so how many?

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post #2 of 2 Old 01-26-2012, 02:35 PM
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That would work for a breeding pair, if that is your intention. But for angelfish in general, they should be in a group (5-6) which means a 4-foot tank like a 55g is minimum. You can read more on this in the profile, click the shaded name Pterophyllum scalare.

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