Vermiculated Angelfish

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Vermiculated Angelfish

This fish is known as Singapore Angel, Vermiculated Angelfish and the correct latin name is Chaetodontoplus mesoleucus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Angelfish family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Might be aggressive, however it’s peaceful in general.

Vermiculated Angelfish can grow up to 18 cm what is approximately 7 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 2160cm2 of water surface which is approximately 334 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Vermiculated 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.

Vermiculated Angelfish, picture no. 1

Vermiculated Angelfish, picture no. 2
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