Dusky Angelfish

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Dusky Angelfish

This species is known as Dusky Angelfish and the correct latin name is Centropyge multispinis. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Angelfish family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Might be aggressive. Recommended for experienced aquarists.

Dusky Angelfish can grow up to 14 cm what is approximately 5 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 1680cm2 of water surface which is approximately 260 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are medium. (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 easy to keep the Dusky 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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