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Scientific Name Pterophyllum scalare  (Schultze, 1823)
Common Names Angelfish
Black Angelfish, Longfin Angelfish, Skalar/Angel, Wild (Germany), Veil Angelfish
Type Locality Lower Amazon River, Brazil.
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Size 75mm or 3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru and Suriname (introduced). Ucayali, Solimões and Amazon rivers; rivers of Amapá (Brazil), Rio Oyapock in French Guiana; Essequibo River in Guyana.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Oyapock (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amapa State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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pH 6.0 - 8.0
Temperature 24.0-30.0°C or 75.2-86°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Verzeichniss der Doubletten des zoologischen Museums der Königl. Universität zu Berlin, nebst Beschreibung...
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Last Update 2013 Aug 06 16:49 (species record created: 2011 Dec 30 05:38)