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Scientific Name:Holacanthus africanus 

Common Names:African Angelfish, Guinean angelfish, Africanus Angelfish

Common off Ghana where it is generally found among rocks.

Origin: Western Africa 
Max Size: 17 "
Recommended Tank: 150 gallons
Care Level: Intermediate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

The African Angelfish will most accept frozen and prepared foods. Their diet should include combine fresh and dried marine algae, spirulina, angelfish preparations, high-quality flakes or pellets and various types of meaty foods such as mysid shrimp and brine shrimp.

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Scientific Name:Pomacanthus annularis

Common Names:Annularis Angelfish, Blue Ring Angelfish, Blue King Angelfish, Ringed Angelfish

Inhabits coastal reefs to at least 30 m. Adults often found in pairs inside caves. Juveniles settle in very shallow inshore habitats with short filamentous algae growth on rock or dead coral substrates. Feeds on sponges and tunicates. Undergoes a complete color transformation from the juvenile to adult stage. Regularly exported, e.g. from Sri Lanka, for the aquarium trade.

Origin: Indonesia, Sri Lanka
Max Size: 17 "
Recommended Tank: 180 gallons
Care Level: Intermediate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

Annularis Angelfish enthusiastically consume vegetable and large chunks of meaty foods containing spongiform foodstuffs 3-4 times daily. This food consists of krill, raw table shrimp, squid, clam and mussel. Entice the newly introduced Annularis Angelfish with live foods like brine shrimp as well as freshly chopped seafood.

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Scientific Name:Pomacanthus asfur

Common Names:Asfur Angelfish, Arabian Angelfish, Crescent Angelfish

Common around semi-protected inshore reefs with rich soft and hard coral growth, occasional patches of silt bottom. Very aggressive toward its own species, unless paired. Feeds mainly on sponges and tunicates. Minimum depth reported taken from.

Origin: Red Sea
Max Size: 16 "
Recommended Tank: 220 gallons
Care Level: Beginner
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

The diet of the Asfur Angelfish include a variety of vegetables and large chunks of meaty foods . These diets should include Spirulina, marine algae, krill, raw table shrimp, squid, clam and mussel. It is important to include supplement with a sponge fortified formula specifically for Angelfish as well as high quality angelfish preparations.

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Scientific Name:Apolemichthys arcuatus 

Common Names:Bandit Angelfish,

Common on rocky reefs, in ledges and caves; also in coral areas. Benthopelagic. Submarine observations to 183 m. Feeds mainly on sponges; stomach content of some specimens also had algae, traces of hydroids and unidentified eggs. Minimum depth from.

Origin: Hawaii 
Max Size: 7 "
Recommended Tank: 100 gallons
Care Level: Expert
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

A varied diet of angelfish preparations, marine algae, live rock for grazing, and vitamin-fortified shrimp should be provided.

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Scientific Name:Genicanthus bellus

Common Names:Bellus Angelfish, Ornate Angelfish

Schools along steep current-swept outer reef drop-offs from 45 to at least 97 m. Forms harems of 3-7 individuals. Feeds on plankton. Rarely exported through the aquarium trade. At Canderawasih Bay common depth range is 20-25 m.

Origin: Indonesia
Max Size: 7 "
Recommended Tank: 125 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Omnivore

The diet for Bellus Angelfish should include a variety of meaty foods. In order to provide good nutrition, this diet should consist of vitamin enriched frozen brine shrimp, Spirulina, marine algae, mysis or frozen shrimp.

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Scientific Name:Pomacanthus arcuatus

Common Names:Grey Angelfish, Black Angelfish, Grey-Black Angelfish

Common in coral reefs, usually solitary, occasionally in pairs. Juveniles are part-time cleaners. Feed mainly on sponges, but also takes tunicates, algae, zoantharians, gorgonians, hydroids, bryozoans, and seagrasses. Oviparous, monogamous. Flesh reported to be of excellent quality; marketed fresh and salted. Friendly toward divers. Have been reared in captivity.

Origin: Caribbean
Max Size: 20 "
Recommended Tank: 250 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: No
Diet: Omnivore

The diet of the Black Angelfish should include a variety of Spirulina, marine algae, mysis or frozen shrimp.

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Scientific Name:Holacanthus bermudensis

Common Names:Blue Angelfish,

Inhabits rocky or coral reefs. Juveniles in channels and on inshore reefs. Feeds primarily on sponges. Small juveniles do well in aquariums once they begin to accept food.

Origin:
Max Size: 18 "
Recommended Tank: 250 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

The diet for the Blue Angelfish should consists of Spirulina, marine algae, high-quality angelfish preparations, mysis or frozen shrimp, meaty items, and live rock for grazing.

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Scientific Name:Chaetodontoplus septentrionalis 

Common Names:Blue Line Angelfish, Blue-Striped Angelfish

Inhabits coastal rocky and coral reefs. Solitary species. Feeds on sponges and tunicates. Rarely exported through the aquarium trade.

Origin: Western Pacific, Japan 
Max Size: 8.5 "
Recommended Tank: 75 gallons
Care Level: Intermediate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: No
Diet: Omnivore

The Blue Line Angelfish needs a diet of large chunks of meaty food. These diets should include krill, raw table shrimp, squid, clam and mussel. It may also prefer to eat Spirulina, mysis or finely shaved frozen shrimp, quality marine pellet food, clams on the half shell. It is a good idea to offer supplement diet with a sponge fortified formula specifically for Angelfish.

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Scientific Name:Pomacanthus xanthometopon

Common Names:Blueface Angelfish, Yellowface Angelfish, Yellowmask Angelfish

Found in coral rich areas of lagoons, channels, and outer reef slopes. Often near caves . Juveniles settle in very shallow inshore caves with algae growth. Usually solitary. Feeds on sponges and other encrusting organisms and tunicates. Occasionally exported through the aquarium trade. Individuals under 20 cm in length are best adapted to tank life.

Origin: Coral Sea, Indonesia, Sri Lanka
Max Size: 15 "
Recommended Tank: 220 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

Blueface Angelfish needs both meaty marine and algae based foods 2-3 times per day. Their diet should include Spirulina, mysis or frozen shrimp, clam, scallop, squid, and silversides. This fish can easily accept dried sheets of nori. It is also an excellent idea to purchase high quality angelfish preparation in order to promote good coloration.

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Scientific Name:Chaetodontoplus caeruleopunctatus

Common Names:Bluespotted Angelfish, Yellowfin Angelfish

Unknown, probably a coastal species. Feeds on sponges and tunicates. Rarely exported through the aquarium trade.

Origin:
Max Size: 8 "
Recommended Tank: 125 gallons
Care Level: Difficult
Temperament:
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

Bluespotted Angelfish requires a diet that is rich in filamentous algae and diatoms 3 times daily. Foods such as Spirulina, marine algae, high-quality angelfish preparations, mysid or frozen shrimp will facilitate Bluespotted Angelfish to grow up and thrive.

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Scientific Name:Pomacanthus chrysurus 

Common Names:Chrysurus Angelfish, Goldtail Angelfish, Ear Spot Angelfish

Inhabits coral-rich reefs. Seldom seen in the aquarium trade.

Origin: Coastal Southern Africa, Indian Ocean 
Max Size: 13 "
Recommended Tank: 125 gallons
Care Level: Intermediate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: No
Diet: Omnivore

The diet for the Chrysurus Angelfish should include Spirulina, marine algae, high-quality angelfish preparations, mysis or frozen shrimp, and other meaty items.

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Scientific Name:Chaetodontoplus conspicillatus

Common Names:Conspicuous Angelfish, Conspicillatus Angelfish

Generally inhabits deep coral reef areas. Juveniles as shallow as 1 m on lagoon reefs. Feeds on sponges and tunicates. Forms pairs. Rarely exported through the aquarium trade.

Origin: Australia, New Caledonia
Max Size: 10 "
Recommended Tank: 180 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

The Conspicuous Angelfish is sensitive to high levels of copper based medications. It usually feeds on microalgae, sponges and tunicates.

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Scientific Name:Pomacanthus zonipectus

Common Names:Cortez Angelfish,

A diurnal feeder or substrate feeder. Primary food item are sponges supplemented by tunicates, algae, bryozoans, hydroids and eggs. Adults often range widely over the reef in pairs or loose aggregations while juveniles are territorial and solitary. Oviparous, monogamous. Breeding occurs from midsummer to early fall and juveniles are most abundant from August through November.

Origin:
Max Size: 18 "
Recommended Tank: 250 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament:
Reef Safe: No
Diet: Omnivore

The diet for Cortez Angelfish should include Spirulina, marine algae, shrimp and other meaty items, and high-quality Angelfish preparations containing sponges.

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Scientific Name:Apolemichthys xanthurus

Common Names:Cream Angelfish, Indian Yellowtail Angelfish, Cream Angelfish, Yellowtail Black Angelfish

Inhabits coral-rich areas. Found singly or in pairs.

Origin: Sri Lanka
Max Size: 8 "
Recommended Tank: 125 gallons
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

The diet of the Cream Angelfish includes a variety of large chunks of meaty foods. These diets should include Spirulina, marine algae, krill, raw table shrimp, squid, clam and mussel. It is important to include supplement with a sponge fortified formula specifically for Angelfish as well as high quality angelfish preparations.

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Scientific Name:Pomacanthus imperator

Common Names:Emperor Angelfish, Imperator Angelfish

Juveniles are encountered under ledges, or in holes of outer lagoon patch reefs or semi-protected areas of exposed channels and outer reef flats. Subadults move to reef front holes and surge channels. Large adults inhabit ledges and caves in areas of rich coral growth on clear lagoon, channel, or seaward reefs. Benthopelagic. Feed on sponges and other encrusting organisms; also on tunicates. Form pairs. Young and adults may clean much larger fishes such as sunfish. Frequently exported through the aquarium trade. Juveniles are distinguished by a white dorsal-fin margin.

Origin: Africa, Fiji, Indonesia, Maldives, New Caledonia, Sri Lanka, Vanuatu
Max Size: 15 "
Recommended Tank: 220 gallons
Care Level: Difficult
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

The diet for Emperor Angelfish should consist of meaty foods. This diet should include mysis, frozen shrimp, raw shrimp, spirulina and other meaty items. In order to enhance color, it is recommended to offer vitamin enriched foods to facilitate color.

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Scientific Name:Apolemichthys trimaculatus

Common Names:Flagfin Angelfish, Threespot Angelfish

Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs; found near coral. Feeds mainly on sponges and tunicates. Juveniles secretive and occur below 25 m. Adults in small but loose groups at moderate depths. Frequently exported through the aquarium trade.

Origin: Fiji, Indonesia, Maldives, Vanuatu
Max Size: 10 "
Recommended Tank: 125 gallons
Care Level: Expert
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: No
Diet: Omnivore

The diet of the Flagfin Angelfish should include mysis shrimp, algae, a plethora of plant and vitamin enriched brine shrimp. Lots of live rock as well as sponges should be provided for the Flagfin Angelfish to graze and hide when feels threatened.

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Scientific Name:Pomacanthus paru

Common Names:French Angelfish, Black and Gold Angelfish, Black Angelfish

Common in shallow reefs. Usually in pairs, often near sea fans. Feed on sponges, algae, bryozoans, zoantharians, gorgonians and tunicates. Oviparous, monogamous. Spawning pairs are strongly territorial, with usually both members vigorously defending their areas against neighboring pairs. Juveniles tend cleaning stations where they service a broad range of clients, including jacks, snappers, morays, grunts, surgeonfishes, and wrasses. At the station the cleaner displays a fluttering swimming and when cleaning it touches the clients with its pelvic fins. Flesh considered good quality; marketed fresh. Has been reared in captivity.

Origin: Caribbean
Max Size: 15 "
Recommended Tank: 250 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: No
Diet: Omnivore

The diet for the French Angelfish should include a variety of meaty foods fed 3 times per day. This diet should include mysis shrimp, spirulina, marine algae, krill, raw table shrimp, squid, clam and mussel and mysis or frozen shrimp.

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Scientific Name:Apolemichthys xanthopunctatus

Common Names:Goldflake Angelfish,

Encountered in channels and outer reef slopes, and drop offs at depths of 10-65 m. Feeds on sponges and tunicates. Solitary, pairs or in small groups. Occasionally exported through the aquarium trade.

Origin: Christmas Island
Max Size: 10 "
Recommended Tank: 125 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

The Goldflake Angelfish likes to eat vegetable and preparation foods fed 2-3 times per day. This diet should consist of marine algae, live rock for grazing and vitamin fortified shrimp.

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Scientific Name:Chaetodontoplus melanosoma

Common Names:Black Velvet Angelfish, Grey Poma Angelfish, Yellowtail Poma Angelfish

An uncommon species that inhabits coastal reefs and drop-offs that are exposed to strong tidal currents. Juveniles on deep rubble slopes with rich invertebrate growth. Feeds on sponges and tunicates. Solitary or in pairs. Frequently exported through the aquarium trade.

Origin: Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean
Max Size: 8 "
Recommended Tank: 125 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

The Gray Poma Angelfish should be fed with a varied diet that includes krill, raw table shrimp, squid, clam and mussel. It also prefers a diet of Spirulina, marine algae, high quality Angelfish preparations, mysis or frozen shrimp plus other meaty treats along with live rock for grazing filamentous algae and diatoms.

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Scientific Name:Apolemichthys griffisi

Common Names:Griffis Angelfish,

Found in outer reef slopes and steep drop-offs. Solitary or in pairs or small groups; uncommon to rare. Feeds on sponges and tunicates. Rarely exported through the aquarium trade.

Origin:
Max Size: 10 "
Recommended Tank: 125 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament:
Reef Safe:
Diet: Omnivore

The diet for Griffis' Angelfish should include Spirulina, marine algae, enriched mysis or brine shrimp, chopped fish, squid, spinach and prepared formula foods.

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Scientific Name:Pomacanthus semicirculatus

Common Names:Koran Angelfish, Semicircular Angelfish, Halfcircled Angelfish

Juveniles inhabit shallow protected areas, while adults prefer coastal reefs with heavy coral growth providing ample hiding places. Generally solitary or in pairs. Feeds on sponges, tunicates, and algae . The young are excellent aquarium fish and suitable for a community tank.

Origin: Africa, Caribbean, Indonesia, Maldives, Sri Lanka
Max Size: 15 "
Recommended Tank: 250 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: No
Diet: Omnivore

The diet for the Koran Angelfish should include a variety of large chunks of meaty foods fed 3 times per day. This diet should include mysis shrimp, spirulina, marine algae, krill, raw table shrimp, squid, clam and mussel and mysis or frozen shrimp. It is important to supplement with a sponge fortified formula particularly for Angelfish.

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Scientific Name:Genicanthus lamarck

Common Names:Lamarck's Angelfish, Freckletail Angelfish

Inhabit shallow reef crests and deep reefs adjacent to steep slopes. Form aggregations to feed in midwater well above the bottom; harems of 3-7 individuals. Feeds on plankton. Frequently exported through the aquarium trade.

Origin: Australia, Fiji, Indonesia, Vanuatu
Max Size: 9 "
Recommended Tank: 125 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Omnivore

The diet for Lamarck's Angelfish should contain a variety of large chunks of meaty foods 3 small meals a day. This diet should include krill, raw table shrimp, squid, clam, mussel, Spirulina, marine algae and mysis or frozen shrimp.

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Scientific Name:Pomacanthus maculosus

Common Names:Half-moon, Maculosus Angelfish, Yellow Banded Angelfish, Yellow-Band Angelfish

More often in silty reef areas than in rich coral growth. Minimum depth reported taken from.

Origin:
Max Size: 20 "
Recommended Tank: 250 gallons
Care Level: Easy
Temperament:
Reef Safe:
Diet: Omnivore

The Half Moon Angelfish diet should consists of Spirulina, marine algae, krill, raw table shrimp, squid, clam, mussel and high-quality angelfish preparations containing sponges.

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Scientific Name:Pomacanthus navarchus

Common Names:Majestic Angelfish, Blue Girdled Angelfish

Occurs in coral rich areas of clear lagoons, channels, and protected outer reef slopes. Changes to adult pattern is dramatic, and intermediate stage are rarely seen. Often solitary. Feeds on sponges and tunicates. Uncommon. Highly prized aquarium export.

Origin: Indo-Pacific, Maldives, Solomon Islands
Max Size: 12 "
Recommended Tank: 180 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: No
Diet: Omnivore

The Majestic Angelfish prefers to eat vegetable matter and large chunks of meaty foods. These should include krill, raw table shrimp, squid, clam and mussel. Also likes to eat Spirulina, marine algae, mysis shrimp and prepared foods containing sponges.

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Scientific Name:Genicanthus semifasciatus

Common Names:Masked Swallowtail Angelfish, Japanese Swallowtail Angelfish

Inhabits seaward rocky and coral reefs. Hardy aquarium species; takes standard food such as chopped beef, freeze-dried shrimp, mysids, etc. A protogynous hermaphrodite. Forms permanent harem groups composed of a single male and several smaller females.

Origin:
Max Size: 8 "
Recommended Tank: 125 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament:
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Omnivore

The Masked Swallowtail Angel needs a diet rich in mysis shrimp, prepared angel food and algae to flourish. It can nip and pick at soft and hard corals as well as clams.

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Scientific Name:Holacanthus passer

Common Names:Passer Angelfish, King Angelfish

Diurnal grazer on sessile invertebrates and algae but specializes to a larger extent on sponges. Also feeds on plankton. Reproduction occurs in late summer. Females are more territorial and form pair bonds with the males. Oviparous, monogamous. Sometimes forms mixed aggregations with Pomacanthus zonipectus. Cleaning behavior has been observed in juveniles.

Origin: Central America
Max Size: 14 "
Recommended Tank: 250 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

The Passer Angelfish likes to eat a diet of vegetable matter and large chunks of meaty foods at least 3 times a day. These diets should include Spirulina, marine algae, krill, raw table shrimp, squid, clam and mussel. It is important to include supplement with a sponge fortified formula specifically for Angelfish as well as high quality angelfish preparations.

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Scientific Name:Chaetodontoplus meredithi

Common Names:False Personifer Angelfish, Queensland Yellowtail Angelfish

Inhabits coastal reefs and open bottoms with rock , coral, sponge, or seawhip outcrops to depths greater than 3 5 m. Juveniles often among sponges under jetties; adults often in pairs, generally in deeper water. Feeds on sponges and tunicates. Solitary or forms pairs or small groups. Occasionally exported through the aquarium trade.

Origin: Australia
Max Size: 14 "
Recommended Tank: 180 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

The diet for Personifer Angelfish should include high quality preparations foods and likes to eat Spirulina, marine algae, mysis or frozen shrimp and other meaty treats.

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Scientific Name:Chaetodontoplus meridithii

Common Names:Personifer Angelfish,

Inhabits coastal reefs and open bottoms with rock , coral, sponge, or seawhip outcrops to depths greater than 3 5 m. Juveniles often among sponges under jetties; adults often in pairs, generally in deeper water. Feeds on sponges and tunicates. Solitary or forms pairs or small groups. Occasionally exported through the aquarium trade.

Origin:
Max Size: 14 "
Recommended Tank: 220 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament:
Reef Safe:
Diet: Omnivore

The diet for the Personifer Angelfish mainly consists of meaty items. These diets should include of Spirulina, marine algae, high-quality angelfish preparations, mysis or frozen shrimp.

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Scientific Name:Pygoplites diacanthus

Common Names:Yellow Belly Regal Angelfish,

Occurs in coral rich areas of lagoon and seaward reefs to a depth of 48 m or more. Often found in the vicinity of caves and feeds on sponges and tunicates. Solitary or in pairs, or in groups. Frequently exported through the aquarium trade. Rarely survives in the aquarium.

Origin: Fiji, Indonesia, Indian Ocean, Maldives, Red Sea, Vanuatu
Max Size: 10 "
Recommended Tank: 75 gallons
Care Level: Expert
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Omnivore

The Yellow Belly Regal Angelfish needs a steady diet of fresh shrimp and chopped seafood. Adding a varied of include Spirulina and marine algae, and angelfish preparations containing sponges will help the Yellow Belly Regal Angelfish thrive.

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Scientific Name:Holacanthus tricolor

Common Names:Rock Beauty Angelfish,

nhabits rock jetties, rocky reefs and rich coral areas. Juveniles often associated with fire corals. Feeds on tunicates, sponges, zoantharians and algae. Marketed fresh.

Origin: Caribbean, Tropical Western Atlantic
Max Size: 8 "
Recommended Tank: 125 gallons
Care Level: Difficult
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

The Rock Beauty Angelfish prefers to eat vegetable matter. These should include marine algae, Spirulina, finely chopped meaty treats. It is very important to have a varied diet including both algae based food and sea food preparations as well as high quality angelfish preparations containing sponges.

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Scientific Name:Chaetodontoplus duboulayi

Common Names:Scribbled Angelfish, Duboulay's Angelfish

Inhabits coastal and inner reef areas with rubble, soft bottoms, or open flat bottom areas with rock, coral, sponge, and seawhip outcrops. May be found in small groups. Feeds on sponges and tunicates. Forms pairs or small groups. Occasionally exported through the aquarium trade.

Origin: Australia
Max Size: 10 "
Recommended Tank: 180 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

The diet for the Scribbled Angelfish should include a variety of meaty marine foods fed 2-3 times per day. This diet should include mysis shrimp, spirulina, marine algae, clams, scallops, squid, silversides and other meaty foods. For best color it is recommended to feed commercial Angelfish formula that contains marine sponge.

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Scientific Name:Chaetodontoplus mesoleucus

Common Names:Singapore Angelfish, Vermiculated Angelfish

Inhabits continental shelf reefs; not usually found around oceanic islands. Feeds on sponges, tunicates, and filamentous algae. Forms small groups. Frequently exported through the aquarium trade. Very close to Chaetodontoplus poliourus Randall & Rocha, 2009 with different colors on pelvic, dorsal and caudal fins. The two species coexist in several islands of Indonesia including Lesser Sunda Islands, Molucca Islands, Halmahera, and Bird's Head Peninsula of West Papua.

Origin: Fiji, Indonesia
Max Size: 7 "
Recommended Tank: 120 gallons
Care Level: Difficult
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Caution
Diet: Omnivore

The Singapore Angelfish needs a diet of large chunks of meaty food. These diets should include krill, raw table shrimp, squid, clam and mussel. It may also prefer to eat Spirulina, mysis or finely shaved frozen shrimp. It is prone to pinch at stony and spongy corals (sessile invertebrates) and clam mantles. It is important to offer supplement with a sponge fortified formula specifically for Angelfish.

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Scientific Name:Pomacanthus sexstriatus 

Common Names:Sixbanded Angelfish, Six-Striped Angelfish

Juveniles prefer sheltered inner reefs while adults occur in areas of rich coral growth and high vertical relief of lagoon and seaward reefs. Adults semi-silty coastal to about 50 m depth, often seen in pairs. Occur solitary or mostly in pairs, are very elusive. Emits loud grunting sounds when harassed. Only the young make excellent aquarium fish.

Origin: Indo-Pacific, Australia 
Max Size: 18 "
Recommended Tank: 120 gallons
Care Level: Intermediate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: No
Diet: Omnivore

The Sixbanded Angelfish likes to eat a diet of meaty treats at least 3 times daily. These diets should include Spirulina, marine algae, high-quality angelfish preparations, mysis or frozen shrimp.

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Scientific Name:Genicanthus melanospilos

Common Names:Spotbreast Angelfish, Blackspot Angelfish, Swallowtail Angelfish

Generally seen in pairs on steep outer reef slopes, drop-offs, in caves or along the bases of boulders; in rich coral growth interspersed with sand. Usually occurs in loose groups of females dominated by a male. Sometimes feeds on plankton high above the substrate.

Origin: Fiji, Indonesia, Vanuatu
Max Size: 9 "
Recommended Tank: 125 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Omnivore

The diet of the Spotbreast Angelfish should include Spirulina, marine algae, high-quality angelfish preparations, and finely shaved mysis or frozen shrimp

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Scientific Name:Genicanthus watanabei

Common Names:Watanabei Angelfish,

Occurs in current-swept outer reef slopes and drop-offs. Feeds on plankton. Forms harems of 2-5 individuals. Occasionally exported through the aquarium trade.

Origin: Australia, Fiji, Indonesia, Vanuatu
Max Size: 6 "
Recommended Tank: 125 gallons
Care Level: Difficult
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Omnivore

The Wantanabe's Angelfish needs plenty of meaty foods to stay healthy. Serve vitamin-enriched brine shrimp and finely-chopped crustacean flesh, spirulina, marine algae, high-quality angelfish preparations, mysis or frozen shrimp in order to offer good nutrition.

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Scientific Name:Pygoplites diacanthus

Common Names:Yellow Belly Regal Angelfish,

Occurs in coral rich areas of lagoon and seaward reefs to a depth of 48 m or more. Often found in the vicinity of caves and feeds on sponges and tunicates. Solitary or in pairs, or in groups. Frequently exported through the aquarium trade. Rarely survives in the aquarium.

Origin: Fiji, Indonesia, Indian Ocean, Maldives, Red Sea, Vanuatu
Max Size: 10 "
Recommended Tank: 75 gallons
Care Level: Expert
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Omnivore

The Yellow Belly Regal Angelfish needs a steady diet of fresh shrimp and chopped seafood. Adding a varied of include Spirulina and marine algae, and angelfish preparations containing sponges will help the Yellow Belly Regal Angelfish thrive.

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Scientific Name:Genicanthus caudovittatus 

Common Names:Zebra Angelfish,

Inhabits shallow waters in the Red Sea; deeper in the Andaman Sea, usually at depths of 40 m or more. Caudal fin tips very long. A single male is usually seen with several females, commonly on steep slopes. Feeds on planktonic food several meters above the bottom.

Origin: Red Sea, Africa, Maldives 
Max Size: 8 "
Recommended Tank: 100 gallons
Care Level: Intermediate
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Planktivore

The Zebra Lyretail Angelfish needs a diet of meaty treats at least 3 times daily. These diets should include Spirulina, marine algae, high-quality angelfish preparations, finely shaved mysis or frozen shrimp.

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