Angel fish in comunity tanks

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  1. hviviers75

    hviviers75 Well Known Member

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    Hi all

    Please help me out I got a new 4 foot tank this weekend, I bought a couple of tetras and so on, flaming tetra, redeye tetras, bleeding heart tetras, red danios and dwarf neon rainbows.

    I also know angels are not aggressive fish and can be kept with tetras

    Would it be possible to get 4 angels for my tank, I know you must not keep angels with any fin nippers well none of my current fish are fin nippers.

    Please help in deciding if I can keep them.
     
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  3. Broder

    Broder Well Known Member

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    I've never had an issue with tetras and my angels. Even serpea tetras didn't bother them.
     
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    I have also kept my angels with tetras and other community fish, just make sure the tetras are not small enough to become a snack.
     
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    hviviers75 Well Known Member

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    Awesome sounds good, sure 2 to 4 angels will be more then enough for a std 4foot tank.
     
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    angels should be fine but when they get big it is difficult to add new small fish to tank as they will go for them.
     
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    I have recently just put 4 platinum angels in my tank with a few different Tetra species , no problems but the angels are still small
     
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    They do get big, 15 cm and will eat small fish,i have bala shark, silver dollars , cae, pearl gouramies and zebra danio with my angels, o and bronz corys.
     
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    Should be no problem given none of them pair off. I've found angels to be pretty easy community fish. Mostly aggressive towards other angels
     
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    I currently have 2 angels in my 100l tank, they show no aggression towards my tetras, ottos, and loaches... but they are constantly at it with each other and with the size difference between my Angels the smaller one gets shoved around alot, I am seriously considering selling one of them as tough as that might be for me.
     
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    Hi there, if your angels are not too big. Get yourself some danios to difuse the situation. These are on steriods and will distract the agressor. I currently have 8 angels with tetras, otto's, sae's and found that it works. My tank is a little bit overstocked i know, but hard to let any go.:eek:
     

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