Black Avatar Angelfish

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The Black Avatar Angelfish, also known as the Black Angelfish or Black Veil Angelfish, is a striking variant of the popular angelfish species (Pterophyllum scalare). As the name suggests, it is characterized by its deep black coloration, which sets it apart from the more commonly seen silver, marbled, or striped varieties.

These angelfish are prized by aquarists for their bold and dramatic appearance, which can create a stunning focal point in a freshwater aquarium. Their sleek black bodies contrast beautifully with lush green plants or lighter-colored substrate, adding a touch of elegance to any aquascape.

In terms of care, Black Avatar Angelfish require conditions similar to other angelfish variants. They prefer spacious tanks with plenty of vertical swimming space, as they have a tall, elongated body shape. Water temperature should be kept between 75°F to 82°F (24°C to 28°C), and pH levels should be around neutral (6.5 to 7.5). Additionally, they appreciate a well-filtered aquarium with regular water changes to maintain water quality.

These angelfish are generally peaceful but can be territorial during breeding or if kept with other angelfish. It's essential to provide them with suitable tank mates that won't nip at their long fins. Good companions include similarly sized peaceful fish like tetras, rasboras, and corydoras catfish.

Breeding Black Avatar Angelfish can be a rewarding experience for experienced aquarists. They are substrate spawners, meaning they lay their eggs on a flat surface such as a broad leaf or a piece of slate. The parents will guard the eggs and later the fry, but it's often advisable to remove the eggs to a separate tank to increase the chances of survival.

Overall, the Black Avatar Angelfish is a captivating addition to any freshwater aquarium, offering both beauty and elegance to aquascapes.


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5. Any pictures taken of animals outside of the bag or have had the rubber bands removed will NOT qualify for the guarantee. Once the fish/shrimp/snails are placed into your aquarium, the guarantee is voided. 

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