CC250, CC255, CC260, CC265
SCIENTIFIC NAME / FAMILY / GENDER
Pterophyllum Altum Angel, Cichlidae
Peru, but much further north than the other species of the genus, in the Amazon, near Iquitos.
Color: The body is silver with quite marked dark vertical bands, 7 visible bands in juveniles, which become 4 in adults. The background coloration is from greenish gray to olive green, with a very shiny silver appearance. The upper part of the fish may have brown spots, and there is also a black dot on the flanks. It may also have red dots. It has several thick bands on the sides. The most visible and marked of them runs from the end of the dorsal fin to the end of the anal fin. Size: 22 cm
It is very difficult to know the sex of these fish outside of the reproduction period.
IDEAL CONDITIONS WATER HABITAT
||6.0 – 7.0
||28 ° – 30 ° C
ETHOLOGY OF FISH
Peaceful, can be aggressive towards its congeners and can eat small fish
it is such a delicate fish, it is packed depending on
the size, the destination and the hours it will last in the bag.