Black Angelfish

Overview of the Black Angelfish

The black angelfish is a fish that is very expensive to obtain.  There are many different types of angelfish and the black angelfish is just one type.  This article is going to explore some of the different types of angelfish as well as give some information on the black angelfish.  Understanding the different types and their characteristics can help you determine which one you would actually be interested in owning.

It is best to start out by explaining the angelfish’s goal in life.  That goal is to eat.  If you own one of these fish or you have seen one in the past you probably remember watching it swim in from of the tank as it appears to be dancing.  It is actually begging for food.  This black angelfish is the same way.  It is going to work very hard in order to get its food.

When you go to the pet store, or you begin looking for angel fish, you are going to realize that there are several different types that you can select from. You can get a silver or gold one.  You can also get a goldmarble one or a smokey angelfish.  There are so many options that you may become confused.  However, the black angelfish is going to be completely black.  You are not going to find any streaks on it as it is all one color. That is why it is called the black angelfish.  I guess that would go without saying if you have ever seen one.

You should remember that the black angelfish is going to be an expensive fish to purchase.  Keep this in mind if you are considering getting a lot of them for your home.  You are going to find that they are also kind of expensive to feed as well because they eat so much.  Therefore, you are going to want to take some time and think about just how many of them you really would like to have.  You may actually want to think about breeding them.  Then you will have a lot of them and you will not have to pay for them at the pet store.  You may want to think about breeding different types of angelfish just to see what you end up with.  This makes for an interesting hobby.

You should know that black angelfish are often very territorial.  They may not get along with other angelfish and they will not get along with other fish that they may consider food.  Therefore, you should be sure to keep the angelfish that are in the tank together approximately the same size.  That way if they do fight, it will be fair. You should also keep smaller fish out of the tank because your black angelfish may actually eat them.

You will want to make sure that you are testing the PH of the water in your fish tank.  For the black angelfish, you are going to want the waters PH to be anywhere between 6.0 and 9.0.  You can purchase a test kit in order to check the PH of the water.  If the PH is not correct you may notice that your fish have what looks like white paint on them.  This is a sign to you that you will need to take care of the PH level in the fish tank.  If you are going to care for your fish appropriately, this is something that you should take seriously and work to improve.  Someone at your local pet store will be able to help you deal with this problem. You will then be able to avoid such complications in the future.