Scribbled Angelfish

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Scribbled Angelfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Scribbled Angelfish and the correct latin name is Chaetodontoplus duboulayi. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Angelfish family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This species is semi-aggressive.

Scribbled Angelfish can grow up to 28 cm what is approximately 11 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 3360cm2 of water surface which is approximately 520 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which 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 Scribbled 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.

Scribbled Angelfish picture

Thanks to Kenneth Leonard for the pictures. Copyright Ken Leonard.

Scribbled Angelfish picture 2

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