Flagfin Angelfish

FAMILY - Pomacanthidae

SCIENTIFIC NAME - Apolemichthys Trimaculatus

COMMON NAME - Flagfin Angelfish (Threespot Angelfish)

SIZE - 9.8" (25 cm )

RANGE - Indo Pacific

MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 75 US Gal. (284 L)

FOODS AND FEEDING - Sponge containing frozen angelfish rations, vitamin enriched brine shrimp and mysid shrimp, frozen preparations for herbivores and marine algae. Feed min. 3 times a day.


REEF COMPATIBILITY - May nip at sessile invertebrates, stony and soft corals, clam mantles.

CAPTIVE CARE - Difficult to feed (sponge eater). Does not adapt to aquarium life well, May fight with close relatives, not overly aggressive, best kept in a reef tank where it can dine on the reef fare, only one per tank, plenty of hiding places will enhance adaptability.

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