Angelfish are a very popular species found in rivers all throughout South America, including the Amazon. They are unique in appearance, very thin with long dorsal and ventral fins that can grow more than 6 inches long and 8 inches tall. Freshwater angels come in a variety of colors and patterns and get along with many other species, though its best to keep with fish too large for them to eat.

Scientific Name: Pterophyllum scalare
Origin: South America
Lifespan: 10+ years
Max Size: 6 inches
Food: Flake, live, frozen