Asfur Angelfish

Species information for the Asfur Angelfish, in the Angels category.

  1. FAMILY - Pomacanthidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pomacanthus Asfur

    COMMON NAME - Arabian Angelfish, Asfur Angelfish

    SIZE - 15.6" (40 cm)

    RANGE - Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 135 US Gal. (511 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Sponges and tunicates, Varied diet, spirulina, marine algae, maysid shrimp, frozen shrimp, high quality marine angelfish preparations. Feed at least 3 times a day.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - With caution. Has a liking for large polyped stony corals and some soft corals, clam mantles. May not bother small polyped stony corals and the more noxious soft corals

    CAPTIVE CARE - Adults are prone to parasites, color loss, head and lateral line erosion. A varied diet with vitamin enriched and color enhancing foods with help the adult coloration transition.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 14, 2013
    jhnrb, Nov 20, 2008