Bluegirdled Angelfish

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Bluegirdled Angelfish

This fish is known as Bluegirdled Angelfish and the correct latin name is Pomacanthus navarchus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Angelfish family. (e) It's origin 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. 1 specimen basically needs at least 3600cm2 of water surface which is approximately 558 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums 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 hold 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 pH level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

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Document modified on Thu Dec 20 11:18:47 UTC 2007
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