Goldtail Angelfish

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Goldtail Angelfish

This species is known as Goldtail Angelfish and the correct latin name is Pomacanthus chrysurus. It belongs to the Angelfish family. (e) Origin of this species 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. In general, 1 specimen requires 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 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 level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

Goldtail Angelfish, picture no. 1

Goldtail Angelfish, picture no. 2

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