Russet Angelfish

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Russet Angelfish

This fish is known as Potter’s Angelfish, Russet Angelfish and the correct latin name is Centropyge potteri. It belongs to the Angelfish family. (e) Origin of this fish is Hawaiian Islands. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful fish which is suitable for beginners as well.

Russet Angelfish can grow up to 10 cm what is approximately 3 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 1200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 186 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Russet 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

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