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At my local Petco I seen some really cool black Angelfish.
But the people in my area aren't very knowledgeable so I thought I'd come here to ask. I have a 20 gal. tank with 2 dwarf Gouramies and 4 tetras and I was wondering if I could put an angel or two in. I'm not exactly sure how big they get because at the store they were only about 2 inches & would they be aggressive with my other fish? Thanks in advance!
 

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The 4 tetras are cardinals. I had them as starter fish for when the tank was cycling.
But, I really didn't have any knowledge on angels prior to
your message so I was definitely waiting for a response
until I added any angels to my tank. But I guess it's not a good idea
haha, thanks so much for your help and quick response.
 

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NO WAY. Angels are a cichlid, so during breeding time, they can get very terratorial. The tank is too small for even a pair. 30g MINIMUM. If you get the ones with the longer tail, (i have a pair of them now, but i forget exactly what they're called,) then they can easilly get 7 inches from snout to tip of tail, and 7 inches from top to bottom. it is better to get a few more tetras, and possibly some mollies or velvet swordtails.
 
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