How to breed and sex angelfish?

blennylover2323

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I have two angelfish im my 108 gallon tank and would love to breed them!
I don't know much about how to do that and what age they will be sexually mature so I was hoping to ask someone with more experience!
also another thing I noticed is that one of my angelfish is quite big while the other is tiny, does this have something to do with the sex or just about the individual?

would love someone to sex this angelfish and if not tell me at what age can be sexed.

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If you want to breed it's easier to buy a school and wait for them to pair off and sell the rest. Sexing angelfish is almost impossible. It's easily done in your size of a tank.
I think size just has to do with the individual.
 

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Or you can get an already paired pair in store, but I don't know if you can find that. I've only seen one, once.
 

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Both are still a bit young to even take a guess as to sex. The better way is to grow out a group and let them pair off on their own. You have time to learn more about their behavior that way. As far as buying an established pair, they are very available on Aquabid and other websites, but it is very costly that way.
 
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Ghelfaire said:
If you want to breed it's easier to buy a school and wait for them to pair off and sell the rest. Sexing angelfish is almost impossible. It's easily done in your size of a tank.
I think size just has to do with the individual.
Hi
So when you say adding some more angelfish to create a school, how many do you have in mind?
Also do you think there might be some bullying going on if i add to my tank??
Thanks!!
 

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blennylover2323 said:
Hi
So when you say adding some more angelfish to create a school, how many do you have in mind?
Also do you think there might be some bullying going on if i add to my tank??
Thanks!!
Schools should be about 6 fish so adding at least 4 more should work.
 

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