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Angelfish

Angelfish

Angelfish Scientific Name: Pterophyllum scalare Family: Cichlidae Size: 8 inches Temperature: 78 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit Alkalinity: soft, slightly acidic pH: 5.8 to 6.2 Origin: Amazon Basin northward into the coastal rivers of the Guianas Angelfish is a tall fish that can be kept in a community setting, as long as its tankmates are not overly aggressive or habitual fin ...

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Bala Shark

Bala Shark

Bala Shark Scientific Name: Balantiocheilos melanopterus Family: Cyprinidae Size: 14 inches Temperature: 72 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit Alkalinity: Soft to moderately hard pH: 6.0 to 8.0 Origin: Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo The Bala Shark, Balantiocheilos melanopterus is also known as the tricolor shark, silver shark, or shark minnow. It is a fish species of the family Cyprinidae and is one ...

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