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Plumkin 02-20-2011 03:18 PM

Have your angels bred? I NEED HELP im so confused
 
Hey all ! So I made a post a few weeks back about my angels that I thought paird off they took a side of the tank and they would scare everyone away so I put them in there own 30 gallon tank then after awhile of nothing happenening in the 30 gallong I thought I was wrong so I put them back in my 75 gallon tank with my other fish and right away my black angel went nutts chasing my white (possible male angel away) hes always picking on him chasing the white angel away stressing him out badly the black angels papilia is out and the stomic has been bloated a week now he/she spends its time with the angel with orange on its head all the time they nip at the larger marble angel to get him away but sometimes they let him/her around I'm very confused on whats going on i thought i had a pair but now i have NO IDEA whats going on all i know is i see the black angels palpia out and it looks like my white angels a lil wider is it possible i have 2 females the white and the black? they have plenty of plants and places to lay there eggs .. should i move them into the empty 30 gallon tank ? are they even a pair?

some answers would be great thanks guys!:oops:

fishbreeder 02-20-2011 04:31 PM

make a vid of this behavior then i can be more of a help

Plumkin 02-20-2011 04:35 PM

Alright will do.

aunt kymmie 02-20-2011 04:35 PM

How many angels do you have in this tank?

Plumkin 02-20-2011 04:43 PM

i have 5 angels 4 are larger then the 5th one the 5th one never grew with my other angels :/ he stayed the same size but no one ever pics on him hes always hiding T_T

aunt kymmie 02-20-2011 04:50 PM

With five angels I'd think the agression would be not so focused on just one idividual. I only have experience with spawning discus, not angelfish. A pair of discus can spawn in a community tank no problem. Until I actually saw a pair spawning together there was no way I could tell who was male/female. I would think that would hold true for angels?? I really don't know so I should just keep my mouth shut until someone who comes along who knows what's happening in your tank.

Plumkin 02-20-2011 05:29 PM

no thats right you cannot tell whos the male or female for sure untill you see whos laying the eggs I think they are similar to discus there behavior maybe not i have no idea i just took a video and will upload it on youtube then link it in here so it will help to SEE whats really going on lol

aunt kymmie 02-20-2011 05:36 PM

Good luck with the video, mine NEVER turn out. :-(

Plumkin 02-20-2011 05:48 PM

mine either and i got usb plug in internet this will only take 400 mins for a 3 min video :/ poo

Plumkin 02-20-2011 09:45 PM

well i thought i could have it uploaded by now but my crappy USB plug in internet is just not working with me keeps disconnecting me i had 1 min left and then it pooped and it didnt even save it ? so now i just cut it from 3 mins to 36 seconds just to show you the bahavior when the whiskers on the angels the bottom )) <-- those are all twitchy what does that mean also? hopefully this video will upload :/


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