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  1. #1

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    Dec 2019

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    Default Aggresive Angel - any suggestions?

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    I have a very large (4-5") Angelfish that has just recently started to harass the largest (of two) Silver Dollars. I only have the one Angelfish. I used to have two but not for have not for some time.
    The Angel only harasses the one fish and it is non-stop. There is no sign of injury, as the Angel just keeps head butting the Silver Dollar. They have been together for years and without incident. I only have 7 total fish in my 55 gallon aquarium. The three previously mentioned, plus 2 Convict Cichlids and 2 Yoyo loach.
    Any suggestions? Would adding another Angelfish help and would it have to be large?

  2. #2

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    Aug 2014
    NW IL

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    0 Not allowed!
    Sounds silly but I know of a couple other people who have dealt with fish aggression like this. Take a net and harass the angel for a bit.

    I have agression with a gold gourami in my 125 who tried to harass my smaller moonlight gourami, Ciri. I don't need a net as I have 9" snakeskin gourami female Vanilice that will chase her around the tank to show her who the real boss it. She hates bullying, lol and isn't aggressive to any other fish in there unless this one becomes a bully, then she chases her to fix her aggression and everything goes back to peaceful tank.

    Lol, since you don't have a Vanilice, I read that you can do this with nets too.
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  3. #3

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    Sep 2020
    West Bend, WI

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    0 Not allowed!
    Angels are a Cichlid they are known to be aggressive but are usally pretty peaceful around other fish. Mine likes to try to bite the cherry barbs.

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    Angelfish love other Angelfish. If left alone they will make life miserable for everybody. I recommend adding 3-4 angelfish.

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