Altum Angelfish – Pterophyllum Altum

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Common Name: Altum Algelfish, Altum Angel Scientific Name: Pterophyllum Altum Average Adult Fish Size: 6 inches / 15.2 cm Place of Origin: Amazon river basin of S. America Typical Tank Setup: Well planted with drift wood / bogwood and some …

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Albino Angelfish – Pterophyllum Sp

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Common Name: Albino Angelfish, Albino Angel Scientific Name: Pterophyllum sp Average Adult Fish Size: 6 inches / 15.2 cm Place of Origin: Amazon river basin of S. America Typical Tank Setup: Well planted with drift wood / bogwood and some …

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Red Oscar – Astronotus Ocellatus

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Common Name: Red Oscar, Oscar Scientific Name: Astronotus Ocellatus Average Adult Fish Size: 12 – 14 inches / 30.5 cm – 35.5 cm Place of Origin: Oscars are native to Brazil, French Guinea, Columbia, and Peru and occur frequently in …

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Bolivian Ram – Mikrogeophagus Altispinosus

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Common name: Bolivian Ram, Hi-fin Ram, Bolivian Butterfly, Ruby Crown Cichlid Scientific name: Mikrogeophagus Altispinosus Average Adult Fish Size: 2.5 inches / 7 cm Place of Origin: This species appears endemic to the upper rio Madeira basin in Bolivia and Brazil. Records exist …

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Electric Blue Jack Dempsey (EBJD) – Nandopsis Octofasciatum

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Common Name: Electric Blue Jack Dempsey, EBJD Scientific Name: Nandopsis Octofasciatum Average Adult Fish Size: 10 inches / 25 cm Place of Origin: Wild Jack Dempsey cichlids can be found in North and Central America where they inhabit a region …

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Pearl Cichlid – Geophagus Brasiliensis

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Common name: Pearl Cichlid, Pearlscale Eartheater Scientific name: Geophagus Brasiliensis Average Adult Fish Size: 8 inches / 20 cm Place of Origin: East and southeast of Brazil Typical Tank setup: Plenty of gravel and open swimming space, maybe a few plants with …

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Long Finned Tiger Oscar – Astronotus Ocellatus

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Common Name: Long Finned Tiger Oscar Scientific Name: Astronotus Ocellatus Average Adult Fish Size: 12 – 14 inches / 30.5 cm – 35.5 cm Place of Origin: Oscars are native to Brazil, French Guinea, Columbia, and Peru and occur frequently in …

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Cockatoo Dwarf Cichlid – Apistogramma Cacatuoides

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Common name: Cockatoo Dwarf Cichlid, Crested Dwarf Cichlid Scientific name: Apistogramma Cacatuoides Average Adult Fish Size: 3 inches  /  9 cm Place of Origin: South America, western Amazon basin: Widely distributed in clearwater and whitewater tributaries of the Rio Ucayali and Amazon …

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Silver Angelfish – Pterophyllum Sp

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Common Name: Silver Angelfish, Silver Angel Scientific Name: Pterophyllum sp Average Adult Fish Size: 6 inches / 15.2 cm Place of Origin: Amazon river basin of S. America Typical Tank Setup: Well planted with drift wood / bogwood and some …

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Platinum Angelfish – Pterophyllum Sp

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Common Name: Platinum Angelfish, Platinum Angel Scientific Name: Pterophyllum sp Average Adult Fish Size: 6 inches / 15.2 cm Place of Origin: Amazon river basin of S. America Typical Tank Setup: Well planted with drift wood / bogwood and some …

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