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    Black Veil Angelfish (pterophyllum Scalare)

    $125.20
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    DESCRIPTION

    Black Veil Angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare) is a unique and visually striking variant of the common angelfish in the aquarium hobby. As the name suggests, they are characterized by their long, flowing finnage, resembling a veil, and their dark black coloration.

    Here's some information about Black Veil Angelfish:

    1. Coloration and Finnage: Black Veil Angelfish are predominantly black in color, which can vary from a deep charcoal to a jet black shade. Their long, trailing fins give them their distinctive "veil" appearance. The combination of their dark color and elegant fins makes them a popular choice among fishkeepers.

    2. Size: Similar to other angelfish, Black Veil Angelfish can grow to be around 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20 cm) tall, including their flowing fins. Keep in mind that factors such as genetics, diet, and tank conditions can influence their final size.

    3. Temperament: Black Veil Angelfish, like most angelfish, are generally peaceful but can become territorial during breeding periods. They are best kept in a suitable community tank with fish of similar size and temperament.

    4. Tank Requirements: Provide a well-maintained aquarium for Black Veil Angelfish with enough space for swimming and hiding places. A tank size of at least 20 gallons is recommended for a single angelfish, with additional space for each additional angelfish. They prefer slightly acidic to neutral water conditions with a temperature range of 75 to 82°F (24 to 28°C).

    5. Diet: Black Veil Angelfish are omnivorous and should be offered a balanced diet. Provide them with high-quality pellets, flakes, and live or frozen foods like brine shrimp, bloodworms, and daphnia. A varied diet contributes to their overall health and coloration.

    6. Breeding: Black Veil Angelfish, like other angelfish, are known to form pairs and exhibit interesting breeding behaviors. To encourage breeding, provide a flat surface like a broad leaf or slate for them to lay their eggs on. The parents will care for the eggs and fry, which hatch after a few days.

    7. Water Quality: Maintaining stable and high water quality is crucial for the well-being of Black Veil Angelfish. Regular water changes and proper filtration are important to keep the aquarium environment optimal.

    8. Compatibility: While Black Veil Angelfish are generally peaceful, they can sometimes show aggression toward smaller tankmates. Choose tank companions carefully, avoiding fin-nippers and overly aggressive fish.

    Black Veil Angelfish are known for their dramatic appearance and make an eye-catching addition to aquarium setups. It's important to provide them with appropriate care, suitable tankmates, and a comfortable environment to ensure their well-being and longevity.

    2-3cm
    40 pcs $3.13 each
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    We guarantee live arrivals 100%.

    Although it's rare that shrimps will arrive DOA, it does occur due to the process of shipping and the amount of stress it puts on the shrimps so we always recommend overnight shipping. In an event of an DOA, a refund or reshipment will be issued for only the DOA (not including the shipping cost).

    To Claim DOA: 

    1. You must send a picture of the DOA in an unopened bag with 2 hours of delivery to hello@billyboiaquatics.com.
    2. Send an additional picture of the DOA outside of the bag, clear enough to count if more than one.

     

     

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