Pterophyllum scalare


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SKU: Assorted Angelfish TR (P. scalare) SM Categories: ,

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Geographic Range: Native to South America, specifically the Amazon River basin.

Diet: Omnivorous; prefers a varied diet including flake or pellet food supplemented with live or frozen foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, or daphnia.

Average Adult Size: 6 inches (15 centimeters)

Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons for a small group; larger tanks are preferable for a community setup.

Temperament: Generally peaceful, but can be territorial during breeding or if crowded. Best kept in a species tank or with other peaceful community fish.

Recommended Water Parameters:

pH: 6.5-7.5
Temperature: 75-82°F (24-28°C)
Hardness: 5-13 dH
Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: Under 20ppm

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