Lamarck's Angelfish

the fish profile

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 fish belongs to is called the Angelfish family. (e) Origin of this fish 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). Very large aquariums hold 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 pH level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

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

Lamarck’s Angelfish picture no. 1

Lamarck’s Angelfish picture no. 2

Related fish profiles in the databaseRecommended reading
By Exotic Aquariums

Feel free to share your experiences regarding keeping Genicanthus lamarck below. Every message will be held for approval by our moderators. It usually takes 24 hours to publish your comment. Before you ask anything, browse the questions page, please.

Leave your name below, please.

Leave your email below, please. We will not publish it at all. See our privacy policy for this purpose, please. Once your comment is reviewed and published, you will receive a notification email.

Leave your comment below, please. Use correct English, please! Slang or too many misspellings will cause deletion.

Document modified on Mon Dec 10 20:58:16 UTC 2007
Document created on Mon Dec 10 20:58:16 UTC 2007
How to cite this page? Use the following HTML:

"Lamarck's Angelfish." Mon Dec 10 20:58:16 UTC 2007.

Aqua-Fish.Net. Sat Sep 30 5:42:17 UTC 2023

edit this page or create a new fish profile