The Freshwater Angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare) belongs to the Cichlidae family. This family includes all species of freshwater Cichlids.
It should not be confused with the Marine Angelfish, which belongs to the Pomacanthidae family.
These fish are one of the many unique species that come from Brazil’s Amazon River. They are found in the river basin and its tributaries in Peru, Colombia, and Guiana.
|Minimum Tank Size:
|Tropical swamp environment with fine substrate
|Similar-sized peaceful fish
*Product Photo is for reference only. Exact fish will vary in size and colour.
*Photo and information provided by Live Aquaria.