Ornate Angelfish

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Ornate Angelfish

This fish is known as Ornate Angelfish and the correct latin name is Genicanthus bellus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Angelfish family. (e) It's origin is East India. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This is a peaceful Angelfish.

Ornate Angelfish can grow up to 18 cm what is approximately 7 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 2160cm2 of water surface which is approximately 334 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 Ornate 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.


Ornate Angelfish picture 1; female

Ornate Angelfish picture 2; female


Ornate Angelfish picture 1; male

Ornate Angelfish picture 2; male

Ornate Angelfish picture 3; male

Ornate Angelfish picture 4; male

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