Flame Angel

Species information for the Flame Angel, in the Angels category.

  1. FAMILY - Pomacanthidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Centropyge Loriculus

    COMMON NAME - Flame Angel

    SIZE - 3.9" (10 cm)

    RANGE - Western, South, Central Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 30 U.S. Gal. (113 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Spirulina and maine algae, mysid shrimp, high quality marine meaty foods. Feed 2 - 3 times a day (live rock for constant grazing is a plus).

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 8

    REEF COMPATABILITY - May nip large polyped stony corals, zoanthids, and clam mantles. May take a liking to soft coral polyps.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Once established, can be aggressive to members of own genus, fish with similar shape or behaviour. For a peaceful community should be last fish introduced.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 21, 2013
    jhnrb, Nov 8, 2008
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