• Name: Altum Angelfish (View AKA's)
  • Family: Cichlidae
  • Species: Angel Fish
  • Scientific Name: Pterophyllum altum
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  • Deep Angelfish
  • Orinoco Angelfish
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    The Altum Angelfish species has a natural base color is silver but with three brownish/red vertical stripes and red striations into the fins. The species may show red spotting and a blueish green dorsal overcast when mature and when aroused exhibits a black operculum spot. is one of the larger freshwater angelfish that can grow to 15 inches. They preferring a pH range between 4.5 and 5.8 and temperatures between 78 and 84 °F.

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    The Altum Angelfish species has a natural base color is silver but with three brownish/red vertical stripes and red striations into the fins. The species may show red spotting and a blueish green dorsal overcast when mature and when aroused exhibits a black operculum spot. is one of the larger freshwater angelfish that can grow to 15 inches. They preferring a pH range between 4.5 and 5.8 and temperatures between 78 and 84 °F.

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