Halfbanded Angelfish

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Halfbanded Angelfish

This species is known as Halfbanded Angelfish and the correct latin name is Genicanthus semicinctus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Angelfish family. (e) Origin of this species is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful Angelfish which required enough space.

Halfbanded Angelfish can grow up to 20 cm what is approximately 7 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 2400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 372 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is 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 easy to keep the Halfbanded 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.

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