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Altum Angelfish

Original price $119.99 - Original price $149.99
Original price
$119.99 - $149.99
Current price $119.99
Style: 6-8 cm

Altum Angelfish (Pterophyllum altum)


The Altum Angelfish, hailed as one of the pinnacles of the freshwater aquarium hobby, originates from the deep, slow-moving waters of the Orinoco River basin in South America. Renowned for its elegant striped patterning and tall body profile, this species presents a majestic addition to any spacious tank setup.

Special Note:

Our Altum Angelfish have been quarantined for over 2 months and have shown exceptional stability with tap water conditions. They proudly display their original fins and tail, boasting an excellent and complete body shape, ready for any aquarium setup.


  • Distinguished by a striped pattern and tall body
  • Peaceful demeanor but can show territorial behavior amongst its kind
  • Ideal for larger tank setups

How to Keep:

While Altum Angelfish are naturally found in soft, slightly acidic waters, our specific stock has adapted to a broader range of water conditions, making them suitable for various setups. A tall tank is recommended due to their high body structure. These fish thrive in dimly lit tanks with dense vegetation and driftwood. A combination of flake, pellet, and live foods makes up their preferred diet. It's worth noting their territorial behavior, especially during the breeding season.


  • Scientific Name: Pterophyllum altum
  • Temperature: 24 - 30 °C
  • pH Level: 6.0 - 8.0
  • TDS: 50-300 ppm
  • GH: 3-15
  • KH: 2-8
  • Lifespan: 8-10 years
  • Size: Up to 18 cm (7 inches) in height
  • Diet: Omnivore
  • Behavior: Generally peaceful, with territorial tendencies
  • Breeding: Egg layer; moderate difficulty


For specific queries or needs related to Altum Angelfish or other freshwater species, don't hesitate to reach out. We're dedicated to assisting with your aquarium endeavors.