Yellowface Angelfish

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Yellowface Angelfish

This fish is known as Yellowface Angelfish and the correct latin name is Pomacanthus xanthometopon. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Angelfish family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A semi-aggressive fish.

Yellowface Angelfish can grow up to 40 cm what is approximately 15 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 4800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 744 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is 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 Yellowface 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 levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

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

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