For many years I have been studying the breed of the "Hohe Segelflossler" Pt. altum.

It is a real Altum from the Rio Atabapo / Rio Inirida and the tributaries of the upper Rio Orinoco.
Fish and photos by Simon Forkel -> please call or send an  E-Mail.

Shipping is done by GO Express from Monday to Thursday within Germany or to the border with Austria, Czech Republic, France, Poland, Netherlands,

Denmark, Switzerland, for example to a GO Express station or the address of your choice (hotel ...). Thus, shipping is cost-effective and secure. Please ask for Saturday delivery.

Pickup by arrangement possible.


For comparison Pt.scalar Rio Nanay Offspring to Pt. Alt. Rio inirida Offspring 1
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The so called Peru altum real Altum
Pt.scalar Santa Isabel Offspring  F1 18 month old in  my showtank
Current breeding success Pt.scalar Santa Isabel 
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Breeding pair are F1 Offspring - show even more red points than the Wild Caught
Pt.altum Rio inirida altum f1 offspring 16 month old in my show tank
Pt.altum Rio orinoco offspring 10cm
 Available from mid  January, February and March

Pt.altum Rio orinoco Offspring with 40cm span

These altums from my breeding at the age of 2 years. Delivery of the offspring in December and January more under News on offer
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Current issue of AF Tetra publisher with a nice report on the Rio inirida with underwater photographs of Pt.altum available at www.tetra-verlag.de
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In this issue you will find a breeding report with great photos about P.altum, the optimal breeding and the different site variants and much more about P.altum and P.scalar. The booklet will be published in early December and is also available on www.tetra-verlag.de. It is worth it !
Rio orinoco red
At the age of only 8 weeks delivery then with 12 weeks
 Currently in October and November for distribution Rio orinoco altum red
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New breeding from Rio orinoco awarded with Rio atabapo red



Absolute new breed!
  Pt. Altum Rio Orinoco NZ with Pt. alto Rio Atabapo red NZ crossed

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It is a cross between Orinoco and Atabapo red Altum. The male animal is Rio Orinoco, the female animal is Rio Atabapo red. Such a crossing is only possible under Pterophyllum altum and not, according to my findings, Pt. altum with Pt. scalar. I do not have any information or images that have ever shown a spawning process.

Such an intersection would never be mine, intention.

I hope from this new altum crossing very large animals with a lot of red in the head area.

The offspring are expected to be available from mid-October!

Currently new breeding Pt.altum Orinocco with Atabapo red

Pt.altum Rio atabapo red

Exclusively at Skalarezucht Pt.altum Rio atabapo red NZ for breeding set:
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This Pt. altum WF from the Rio Atabapo was from Venezuela
imported, these animals show a lot of red in the head and back area and are
absolute exceptional animals.
Even the F1 NZ of the Rio Atabapo red show this
Rotanteile, here it concerns a half-grown animal. More photos are
to be seen under Pt. alto Rio Atabapo WF, as well as a video of the
Spawning process of this extraordinary altum.
Rio atabapo red altum - age: 22 Month

Pt. scalar Rio Manacapuru

Breeding success at Pt. scalar Rio Manacapuru
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They are real redback scalars of a pure strain! 

From mid-September, young offspring with 10 cm will be available again

Redback Manacapuru spawning

Pt.altum Rio inirida NZ F1

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These altums NZ come from my kennel and swim in the show tank of Timo Kraus
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Rio inirida altum f1 grew optimally at the age of 14 months
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Rio inirida altum f1 16 month old

Pt. altum Rio Inirida WF

Current breeding success at Pt. altum Rio Inirida WF
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Pt.altum Rio Inirida Offspring F1 at the age of 16 weeks - The animals show a very nice slim and tall body shape as well as long fins.
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Pt. Altum Rio Inirida WF, male animal, 2 ½ years old Pt. Altum Rio Inirida WF, female animal, 2 ½ years old
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Day 1: Floating of the larvae
The animals were imported from Colombia and are about two years old. Delivery of the offspring with 10 cm height is expected from the middle of October 2017
Pt.altum Rio inirida Wild Caught in an age of 2.5 years
YouTube iconPt. altum Rio Inirida WF during spawning ...

Pt. scalar Santa Isabel

 Pt. scalar Santa Isabel Offspring F1
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These F1 offspring are 8 months old, have a SW of 20 cm, the coloring in the fins and the red puncturing in the head area develops better than in the wild catches.
Pt.Scalar Santa Isabel Offspring at the age of 4 months
Pt.Scalar Santa Isabel NZ F1 at the age of 8 months



Pt. altum Rio Orinoco

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Pt.altum Rio orinoco Offspring 2 years old 38 cm in hight
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Pt. altum Rio Orinoco NZ Young
at the age of 10 weeks
Pt. altum Rio Orinoco NZ - the proud father in the
Age of 17 months
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These offspring show a nice nasal kink Pt.altum Rio Orinoco offspring at the age of 6 months, optimally grown, with nice long fins

Pt. altum Wild catches from Rio Atabapo

Pt. altum Wild catches of the Rio Atabapo three years old
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 Pt. altum Wild catches from the Rio Atabapo at the age of two years
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These photos show a male animal Pt. altum Rio Atabapo WF at the age of 2 years.
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These photos show a female animal Pt. altum Rio Atabapo WF at the age of 2 years.
Pt. altum Rio Atabapo 2 years old - optimally grown - these animals come from an import from Colombia:
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This Pt. altums of the Rio Atabapo show a high body shape, long fins and a strong kink. They have a blue print in the head and back area, with many red dots that are more and more distinctive.
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For further information and photos, please see the section "Exclusive ornamental fish".

In addition I recommend my Altum videos. There you will see Altums during the spawning process, different location variants of Altums as well as shots of my Schaubecken with Discusfischen and other Beifischen. Also a video of Andreas Stelzig - Altum Angel 2 - in German and English version.