Angel Fish

Latin Name

Pterophyllum Scalare

pH Value

7

Water Temperature

74-85 deg. F. They prefer 80-84 deg. F.

Size

7"

Breeding

Egg Layers

Feeding

Flake and pellets

Notes

As they grow larger they are known to devour small fishes as well.

Lighting

Bright, but not direct sunlight

Temperament

Peaceful, very good community fish. Can be territorial.

Comments

A very unique fish, distinguishable by its elongated fins. Several sub-species and a multitude of colors and banding. Most common coloring is silver with blackened spots and bands. However many other colors can be found within the species.