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Long-nosed Angelfish Pterophyllum dumerilii Pterophyllum leopoldi

Category: Cichlids - South American - Angelfish

Size: 3-4cm

Price: £29.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 5 in stock



Rarely Available.


Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 6.8 and Soft
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 3-4cm

Pterophyllum leopoldi (Long-nosed Angelfish, Pterophyllum dumerilii)

A distinctive angelfish similar to the common angelfish in overall shape but are more elongate and not so tall. There is also a very distinctive black spot below the base of the dorsal fin. There is usually a single band running vertically down the head through the eye; two vertical bands on the flanks (one on either side of the black spot); and a further vertical band at the base of the tail fin. The pelvic fins are white.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

A peaceful but territorial fish. Juveniles form schools while adults are territorial and live in pairs. Like other angelfish, they do best in peaceful community tanks, but for breeding purposes are best kept alone. May eat very small fish, such as neons.

Breeding is similar to the common angelfish.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Brazil, Guiana
Temperature 26-30 C
Size 10 cm
Water Parameters Soft, acid water essential, filtration through peat desirable
Water PH 6.0-7.0