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- Scalare Angelfish originally came from the Amazon Basin. Unlike the Altum, they come in a wide variety of names, shapes and colors, such as Black, Gold, Striped and Marbled. The body is extremely thin and disk shaped. The anal and dorsal fins are very long and eyes are often red. They prefer a tank of about 30 gallons. The tank should contain hiding places and hardy plants are best. Angels are peaceful and ignore other fish, but they can be quite territorial, especially when breeding.... more