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Orinoco Angelfish (Pterophyllum altum)

Orinoco Angelfish (Pterophyllum altum)

The Orinoco Angelfish (Pterophyllum altum)¬†known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Altum Angelfish, Deep Angelfish, Orinoco altum or Altum Angel is found in the Orinoco River basin and the upper Rio Negro watershed in Southern Venezuela, Southeastern Columbia, and the Northen part of Brazil. Most Orinoco Angelfish are found in the well oxygenated, extremely […]

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Silver Zebra Angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare) Pair

Silver Zebra Angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare)

The Silver Zebra Angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare) like all Pterophyllum species, originate from the Amazon River Basin, Orinoco Basin, and various other smaller rivers in the Guiana Shield in South America. They are a member of the family Cichlidae (Cichlids) and are all collectively known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as Angelfish. In their natural environment, […]

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Well Planted Angelfish Tank

Angelfish – Care

Tropical fish keeping enthusiasts the world over covet freshwater angelfish as “the fish to have” in their aquariums. Freshwater Angelfish are cichlids common to the Amazon region of South America and are one of the more popular species used in starting up new single species aquariums. Although they add a lot of grace and beauty […]

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