Blacktail Angelfish (Centropyge eibli)
132 Litres (35 US G.)
12.7-15.2cm (5-6 ")
8.1 - 8.4
22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)
This animal is available captive bred
- Blacktail Angelfish, Eibli Angel, Red Stripe Angel, Orangelined Angelfish, Eibli's Dwarf Angel, Eibl's Angel
Origin[edit | edit source]
- Sri Lanka to Indo-Malayan region
Sexing[edit | edit source]
- There are no visual differences between male and females.
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
- It is best to keep only one Angelfish to a tank, they can be territorial towards one another. They are otherwise generally peaceful towards other tank mates. May nip at soft corals, invertebrates and clams.
Diet[edit | edit source]
Feeding regime[edit | edit source]
- Feed once or twice a day.
Environment specifics[edit | edit source]
- They do best in large mature saltwater set ups with plenty of live rock in which to hide and graze.
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
- A generally docile dwarf Angelfish, may be territorial towards other Angels.
Identification[edit | edit source]
- Typical Angelfish shape. Pale body colour with narrow orange-brown vertical stripes from the dorsal fin, down the flanks, to the anal fin. The caudal fin and end of the dorsal fin are black, the caudal has a submarginal narrow whitish blue band.. The anal, pelvic and pectoral fins are tinted with yellow. This angel can hybridise with the Centropyge vrolikii.
Pictures[edit | edit source]
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- Fishbase (Mirrors: )