Yellow Angelfish

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Yellow Angelfish

This fish is known as Yellow Angelfish and the correct latin name is Centropyge heraldi. It belongs to the Angelfish family. (e) Origin of this fish is Pacific Ocean. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Generally a peaceful fish which is, however, not recommended for newbies due to it’s demands.

Yellow Angelfish can grow up to 10 cm what is approximately 3 inches. 1 specimen basically needs 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Yellow 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.

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