Lamarck's Angelfish

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Lamarck's Angelfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Lamarck’s Angelfish and the correct latin name is Genicanthus lamarck. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Angelfish family. (e) It's origin is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Angelfish belongs to peaceful species.

Lamarck's Angelfish can grow up to 20 cm what is approximately 7 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 2400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 372 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Lamarck's 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

Can be found in the coast parts of it’s origin.

Lamarck’s Angelfish picture no. 1

Lamarck’s Angelfish picture no. 2

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Document modified on Mon Dec 10 20:58:16 UTC 2007
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