Angelfish are extremely easy to breed at a home aquarium.

How to breed Angelfish?

Angelfishes are freshwater fishes that can instantly brighten up a fish tank with their beautiful fins and shape. u003cstrongu003eAll you have to do is to follow the steps given below in this article to successfully breed your angelfishu003c/strongu003e.

Required supplies

  • Pair of angelfish
  • Fish food
  • Breeding Cone

Required tools

  • pH Monitor
  • Aquarium heater

Total cost: USD 90


Total time: 28 days

  • Step 1 – Breeding fish tank selection

    Select a separate breeding tank that is large enough for your angelfish

  • Step 2 – Water Parameters

    You need to create conditions that will help the fishes to breed. The pH needs to be maintained between 6.5 and 6.9. The water temperature should be between 78 F and 86 F. Adding a filter is very essential.

  • Step 3 – Natural Pairing

    Allow your angelfish to pair for themselves.

  • Step 4 – Feeding

    Feed your angelfish with a good diet as they are robust feeders.

  • Step 5 – Isolate

    Once you find that the angelfish has paired, isolate the pair in the spawning tank.

  • Step 6 – Water temperature

    Raise the water temperature a little more, do a 75% water change and the conditions right for them to spawn.

  • Step 7 – Placement of cone

    Place a spawning cone or a mop inside the tank for the angelfish to lay its eggs.

  • Step 8 – Wait for the magic

    Wait for it to spawn. Separate the parent if you find them feeding on eggs. However, Angelfish is known to take care of its young ones. In that case, you can have the parent fish even after the eggs hatch into fry.

  • Step 9 – Feed the fries

    Continue feeding the parents as well as the fries with good and appropriate food until the fries grow large enough to swim and feed on their own.


Move the free swimming fishes from breeding tank to grow out tanks.

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