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Angelfish - Pterophyllum scalare
Available in -small 3-5cm
- medium 6-8cm
Scientific name: Pterophyllum scalare
Common name: Angelfish
Usual size in fish tanks: 12 - 15 cm (4.72 - 5.91 inch)
Recommended pH range for the species: 5.3 - 7.6
Recommended water hardness (dGH): 0 - 18°N (0 - 321.43ppm)
0°C 32°F30°C 86°F
Recommended temperature: 23 - 29 °C (73.4 - 84.2°F)
The way how these fish reproduce: Spawning
Where the species comes from: South America
Temperament to its own species: peaceful
Temperament toward other fish species: peaceful
Usual place in the tank: Middle levels
Granules, tablets, tubifex, small worms, spinach, lettuce.
Nearly impossible. The best way how to determine their sex is when it comes to breeding.
Egg-layers. Eggs are usually laid on a rock, but it can be plant sometimes. There aren’t any problems with laying eggs and hatching the fry. However, you should remove the fry or parents after newborns are free-swimming. Otherwise, fry could be eaten.
7 years or even more.