Rusty Angelfish

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Rusty Angelfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Rusty Angelfish and the correct latin name is Centropyge ferrugata. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Angelfish family. (e) It's origin is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Angelfish belongs to peaceful species and thanks to it’s size, it is suitable for beginners as well.

Rusty Angelfish can grow up to 10 cm what is approximately 3 inches. In general, 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 Rusty 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.

Rusty Angelfish, picture no. 1

Rusty Angelfish, picture no. 2

Rusty Angelfish, picture no. 3
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