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Postby Miggy » Wed Jun 05, 2013 11:30 am

I have a tank at the moment measures 24 x 12 inches, I now want as we'll as this one a slightly bigger tank what would be the next size up, for bigger fish like angels etc. :?
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Re: Fish tank tropical

Postby Davy Jones » Wed Jun 05, 2013 7:10 pm

Angels can grow pretty big, they need a good sized deep tank as they grow to around 6 inches. I have just put a pair of midnight angels in my 190l Juwel Trigon, mine are still quite small at only 3 inches from top to bottom. A quick look online tells me a pair will need atleast a 120l tank, 150l would be better.
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Re: Fish tank tropical

Postby pandacory » Sat Jun 15, 2013 8:58 pm

Forget the next size up, go for the biggest tank you can afford/fit in your house. Angels require a tank at least 2 foot high, 18 inches deep and 4 foot in length. these fish grow to about 6 inches and then the fins can make total height around 10 inches.
That's my personal view mind, others may think different.
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Re: Fish tank tropical

Postby Carylnz » Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:05 am

A lot also depends on the type of angels (some grow bigger than others) the number of angels you want to keep, and other tank mates.
I would put angels in smaller than 4ft as long as it had height. No smaller than 3ft length though.
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