King Angelfish (Holacanthus passer)

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King Angelfish

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King Angelfish

Holacanthus passer

379 Litres (100 US G.)

30-35.6 cm (11.8-14")

pH

8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

10-15 years

Family

Pomacanthidae





Additional names

King Angelfish, Passer Angelfish


Origin

Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California to Peru, including the Galapagos Islands.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Can be aggressive, keep the robust semi-aggressive tank mates such as Damsels and Surgeonfish. Will nip at soft and stony corals, clams and invertebrates, not ideal for a reef set up.

Diet

Requires a varied diet including veggie and meaty offerings, including spirulina and specialised Angelfish blended food available in marine aquatic stores and online.

Feeding regime

Feed at least two to three times a day.

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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