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

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

Sexing

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

Peaceful

Diet

Omnivorous

Feeding regime

Daily

Environment Specifics

Reef tank

Behaviour

Mixes well

Identification

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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