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Deep Angelfish

Species: Pterophyllum Scalare
Common Name: Angelfish
Size: 5 in (12.5 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: reed beds of the Orinoco River system, Venezeula
Min Tank Size: 29 gallon or larger recommended.
Diet: Carnivorous, but will accept most prepared foods.
Behavior: Peaceful, will eat small fish.
Water: Temperature 73-84°F (23-29°C), ph 6.5 to 8.5, dH: 4-18
Care: Moderate.
Communities: Good, no fin nippers.
Suitability: Good.

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