Bluegirdled Angelfish

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Bluegirdled Angelfish

This species is known as Bluegirdled Angelfish and the correct latin name is Pomacanthus navarchus. It belongs to the Angelfish family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Angelfish is like many other species from this family; semi-aggressive.

Bluegirdled Angelfish can grow up to 30 cm what is approximately 11 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 3600cm2 of water surface which is approximately 558 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). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Bluegirdled 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

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