Common Name(s)
Leopold's Angelfish, Longnose Angelfish
Scientific Name
Pterophyllum leopoldi
Family
Cichlidae, Subfamily Cichlastomatinae
Origin
South America
Temperament
Peaceful.
Maximum Size
4 inches
Minimum Tank Size
55 gallons
Tank Setup
They are tropical fish. They do well in a tropical community tank.
Tank Region
All.
Diet
They are omnivorous and they will eat most foods. Feed high quality flake, frozen bloodworm and mosquito larvae.
Breeding
They are very aggressive when spawning. Raise the temperature to 89.6 degrees fahrenheit and lower the pH to 6.0 or less to stimulate spawning.
Compatibility
They are compatible with most community fish, but they become aggressive when they are spawning and protecting fry.
Ease of Keeping
Moderate
Care
pH: 5.0-6.2, Temperature: 77-82.4 degrees Fahrenheit
They can live for 5-10 years. They are rare.
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