Koi Angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare)

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Remarks: Angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare) are easy-going cichlids that do well in almost any community tank. They can tolerate a wide range of pH values and are peaceful enough to be kept with most tetras and other peaceful cichlids.

Breeding Angelfish can often be achieved by giving them a vertical, flat surface to spawn on, such as a leaf of an Amazon Sword or a piece of slate leaning against the wall. Fry will be cared for until a few weeks after they are free swimming, though you can remove the fry or eggs and hatch them artificially if you wish. 

Koi Angels vary greatly in pattern, and there is no guarantee as to the amount of orange, black, or white in the fish.

Scientific Name: Pterophyllum scalare

Common Name: Koi Angelfish

Max Size: 6"

pH: 6.0-7.5

Hardness: Soft

Temperature: 70-82°

Aggressiveness: Semi-Aggressive

Region of Origin: South America

Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred

Diet: Flake or pellet, frozen and live food

Compatibility: Medium schooling fish, similarly sized South American cichlids, catfish, plecos

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