Bluering Angelfish (Pomacanthus annularis)
681 Litres (180 US G.)
25.4-30.5cm (10-12 ")
8.1 - 8.4
22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)
This animal is available captive bred
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- Blue Ring Angelfish, Blue King Angelfish, Annularis Angelfish
Additional scientific names
- Chaetodon annularis, Pomacanthodes annularis
- East coast of Africa through Indonesia, and New Guinea to New Caledonia, and southern Japan
- Requires close examination
- Should not be kept with most invertebrates, particularly soft corals and sponges, which comprise their diet.
- A good mix of prepared and fresh or frozen food, such as squid and sponge based flake food.
- It is a very territorial fish, and should not be kept with other species of Angelfish in a small tank. However, they can be kept together in a tank large enough.
- Mixes with suitable tankmates.
- Juveniles have a black body with alternating white, and blue stripes, while adults have an orange or golden brown body with curved horizontal stripes radiating from the pectoral fin area to the posterior portion of the dorsal area.
Captive bred specimens are available. They are bred, and reared in land-based saltwater ponds in Bali, Indonesia.
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