Bluering Angelfish (Pomacanthus annularis)

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Bluering Angelfish

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Adult Bluering Angelfish

Pomacanthus annularis

Moderate

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.1 - 8.4

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::78 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years

Family

Pomacanthidae

This animal is available captive bred



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Additional names

Blue Ring Angelfish, Blue King Angelfish, Annularis Angelfish

Additional scientific names

Chaetodon annularis, Pomacanthodes annularis


Origin

East coast of Africa through Indonesia, and New Guinea to New Caledonia, and southern Japan

Sexing

Requires close examination

Tank compatibility

Should not be kept with most invertebrates, particularly soft corals and sponges, which comprise their diet.

Diet

A good mix of prepared and fresh or frozen food, such as squid and sponge based flake food.

Feeding regime

Daily

Environment Specifics

It is a very territorial fish, and should not be kept with other species of Angelfish in a small tank. However, they can be kept together in a tank large enough.

Behaviour

Mixes with suitable tankmates.

Identification

Juveniles have a black body with alternating white, and blue stripes, while adults have an orange or golden brown body with curved horizontal stripes radiating from the pectoral fin area to the posterior portion of the dorsal area.

Notes

Captive bred specimens are available. They are bred, and reared in land-based saltwater ponds in Bali, Indonesia.

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