Angels are a unique cichlid because of their distinct body shape, they have a compressed lateral body which gives it diamond shape body from the side view. They are also very slender similiar to the discus but has a variety of long fins. They are more suited to the community setup rather then a predatory with larger fish, the only thing is Angels should never be kept with fishes that can fit in their mouth, like Neons and other tetras. They should also be kept without fin nipping fishes like Barbs and other fast moving fishes.

Angels also thrive in planted tanks with pots e.t.c, due to the fact that Angels tend to lay their eggs on smooth surfaces.

Common Name Veiltail Angel
Scientific Name Pterophyllum Scalare
Size Approximately 15cm
Origin Comes from the Amazon Region in South America
Tank Setup Preferably Community Setups with same size and with other peasceful fishes.
Temperature Tend to thrive in a tank temperature of 27 – 28 degrees.

Piscivores, they can survive on flakes and granules but it is recommended to supply them a variety of foods. They can take a variety of live foods from Brine shrimp, black worms, mosquito larvae. They can also take frozen foods like blood worms and frozen Brine Shrimp.
Also in the wild Angels are predatory fishes, they can also take small fishes and small fry.

Gender Not really easy to tell but males tend to have a more rounder head compare to the females.