Goldtail Angelfish

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Goldtail Angelfish

This fish is known as Goldtail Angelfish and the correct latin name is Pomacanthus chrysurus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Angelfish family. (e) It's origin is Western Indian Ocean. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A semi-aggressive Angelfish.

Goldtail Angelfish can grow up to 30 cm what is approximately 11 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 3600cm2 of water surface which is approximately 558 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which 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 Goldtail 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 levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

Goldtail Angelfish, picture no. 1

Goldtail Angelfish, picture no. 2
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