Japanese Masked Angelfish (Genicanthus personatus)

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Japanese Masked Angelfish

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Japanese Masked Angelfish

Genicanthus personatus

227 Litres (60 US G.)

17.8-22.9cm (7-9 ")

pH

8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

7-10 years

Family

Pomacanthidae

This animal is available captive bred



Additional names

Japanese Masked Angelfish, Masked Angelfish


Origin[edit | edit source]

Eastern Central Pacific: endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. Have recently been reported from Midway Islands


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Sexes exhibit different coloration. Male pearly white with anterior portion of the head, from the snout to just behind the eye, yellow orange; anterior half of the caudal fin black; dorsal and anal fins white with a broad orange band distally; the pectoral and pelvic fins orange. Female pearly white with anterior portion of the head, from the snout to just behind the eye black or gray; anterior half of the caudal fin also black; distal portion of pelvic fins orange.


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Peaceful


Diet[edit | edit source]

Omnivorous


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Daily


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Reef tank


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

Mixes well


Identification[edit | edit source]

Male pearly white with anterior portion of the head, from the snout to just behind the eye, yellow orange; anterior half of the caudal fin black; dorsal and anal fins white with a broad orange band distally; the pectoral and pelvic fins orange. Female pearly white with anterior portion of the head, from the snout to just behind the eye black or gray; anterior half of the caudal fin also black; distal portion of pelvic fins orange.

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