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Manacapuru Red Back Angel

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$22.99 - $22.99
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Style: 4cm

Manacapuru Red Back Angel (Pterophyllum scalare 'Manacapuru Red Back')


The Manacapuru Red Back Angel, also known as the Red-Shouldered Angelfish, is a stunning variant of the classic angelfish, celebrated for its vibrant red coloration along the back and shoulders. Originating from the Rio Manacapuru region in Brazil, this angelfish is known for its striking appearance and graceful fins, making it a prized addition to any freshwater aquarium. Its peaceful nature and adaptability make it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced aquarists.


  • Brilliant red coloration along the back and shoulders, providing a stunning visual contrast
  • Elegant, flowing fins that add a touch of grace to any aquarium
  • Peaceful temperament, suitable for community tanks with similarly sized, non-aggressive fish
  • Hardy and adaptable to a variety of water conditions, enhancing its appeal to aquarists

Care Instructions:

  • Tank Size: Minimum 30 gallons, providing ample space for swimming and natural behavior
  • Water Parameters: pH 6.5-7.5, soft to moderately hard water
  • Temperature: 24-28°C (75-82°F)
  • Diet: Omnivorous; requires a varied diet of high-quality flakes, pellets, and live/frozen foods such as brine shrimp and bloodworms
  • Compatibility: Best kept with other peaceful fish. Avoid fin-nippers or very small species that might be seen as prey