Arabian Angelfish

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Arabian Angelfish

This species is known as Arabian Angelfish and the correct latin name is Pomacanthus asfur. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Angelfish family. (e) Origin of this fish is Western Indian Ocean. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Angelfish is semi-aggressive.

Arabian Angelfish can grow up to 40 cm what is approximately 15 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 4800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 744 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Arabian Angelfish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

Arabian Angelfish picture no. 1

Arabian Angelfish picture no. 2

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