Queen Angelfish (Holacanthus ciliaris)

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Queen Angelfish

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Queen Angelfish

Holacanthus ciliaris

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)

10-15 years

Family

Pomacanthidae

This animal is available captive bred



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Origin

Sexing

Difficult to tell as juveniles. Male adults are somewhat larger then females.

Tank compatibility

Diet

It will take most foods including pellets, live and frozen foods.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Compatible with most peaceful fish of equal size as a juvenile. As it grows, it will become more aggressive and territorial.

Identification

Can be confused with and hybridise with the Blue Angelfish, however the body is more yellow, with blue borders, has finer but brighter markings.

Videos

In a pet shop tank:

Pictures

External links