Talk:Pterophyllum scalare

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I would like to suggest that we no longer mark this artilce as a stub as most of its content seems to be in place.

Thank you to all who contributed. --PsiPro 11:24, 1 April 2006 (CST)

Who wrote the cover story blurb? "which is growing in popularity"!!??!!?? Since when, their first introduction to Victorian fishkeepers? Anyone here know about the Angel crash of the late 80s? (there was a plague, they all died, now you don't see gorgeous veil angels anymore, you just see babies). Huw Powell 03:28, 5 March 2011 (EST)
That text can be found and edited here: The_Aquarium_Wiki:Featured content/Articles. I think it was referring to Cichlids growing in popularity. If anything angelfish are declining in popularity since they used to be the 'king of the aquarium', and now it's discus. I was unaware of the crash in the 80s, I'll have to look into it. --Brian 14:57, 6 March 2011 (EST)
While I would agree that the angel was the "king of the aquarium" - one of the coolest, most beautiful fish one could maintain - I don't think the rather difficult to keep discus has taken over that claim. A pair of marble gold veil angels in a tank are far more beautiful - and hardy - than discus. The discus is the "pride of the serious fishkeeper", though - if you can keep them alive, or even get them to breed, you are the serious pwnzor. Huw Powell 22:28, 30 March 2011 (EDT)