Rusty Angelfish

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Rusty Angelfish

This fish is known as Rusty Angelfish and the correct latin name is Centropyge ferrugata. It belongs to the Angelfish family. (e) Origin of this species 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. So 1 specimen requires at least 1200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 186 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are medium. (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 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

Rusty Angelfish, picture no. 1

Rusty Angelfish, picture no. 2

Rusty Angelfish, picture no. 3

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