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    hi all last week i purchased two silver angelfish, they are both awesome and have settled in really well, however as of today i have noticed one is bullying the other to the back of the tank, this has only just started, i have heard adult angel to tend to do this but these are still small and at first never left eachothers side...what can i do? i only have a 90litre tank so i dont think purchasing anymore would be wise? any ideas?

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    I'd return one because your tank is too small for two of them anyway. Honestly, too small for even one full grown one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lady Hobbs
    I'd return one because your tank is too small for two of them anyway. Honestly, too small for even one full grown one.
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    Take them both back and get something appropriate for your sized tank. Anegls should be in nothing less then 55 gal tanks,maybe one in a 29 gal.

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    ok thanks for the advice, be sad to see them go because they are so interesting to watch!! :(

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    ok thanks for the advice, be sad to see them go because they are so interesting to watch!! :(
    It is always sad to return a pet but at least you're doing what's best for them. Get some fish appropriate for you tank, and maybe save up money so that you can get a tank suitable for an angelfish and get another one. They are beautiful, active fish and look so much better when they're in tanks appropriate for their size. Just a word of caution however, unless you've got a for sure matched pair (and still, even then) try to stick to only one angel. They might get along when younger but as they grow they become more and more aggresive and territorial. :)
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