Scribbled Angelfish

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Scribbled Angelfish

This fish is known as Scribbled Angelfish and the correct latin name is Chaetodontoplus duboulayi. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Angelfish family. (e) Origin of this fish 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. This fish should be kept in aquariums that 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 have 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

Scribbled Angelfish picture

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

Scribbled Angelfish picture 2
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