Bandit Angelfish

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

  1. FAMILY - Pomacanthidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Apolemichthys Arcuatus

    COMMON NAME - Bandit Angelfish, Blackbanded Angelfish

    SIZE - 9.8" ( 25 cm )

    RANGE - Hawaiian Islands, Johnston and Midway Atoll

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 100 US Gal. ( 379 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Sponges, occasionally hydroid or algae.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Deep water sponge eater. With caution.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Low light for acclimation, does not fare well in captivity, non aggressive tankmates, low traffic area, algae growth for grazing. Longivity records are poor (only a few months at best.).

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    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 13, 2013
    jhnrb, Nov 20, 2008