Flameback Angel

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Flameback Angel

This fish is known as Flameback Angel and the correct latin name is Centropyge aurantonotus. It belongs to the Angelfish family. (e) It's origin is South America. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Is semi-aggressive towards tankmates.

Flameback Angel can grow up to 8 cm what is approximately 3 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 960cm2 of water surface which is approximately 148 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which 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 not very difficult to keep the Flameback Angel fish. (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 levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

Flameback Angel picture no. 1

Flameback Angel picture no. 2

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