Keyhole Angelfish

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

  1. FAMILY - Pomacanthidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Centropyge Tibicen

    COMMON NAME - Keyhole Angelfish (Melas Angelfish)

    SIZE - 7.5" (19 cm)

    RANGE - Eastern Indian Ocean and Western Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 20 Gal. (76 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied diet, spirulina and marine algae, mysid shrimp and other high quality marine meaty fare. Feed at least 2 times a day. Live rock for constant grazing is a plus.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Prone to eat some soft corals, nip large polyped stony corals, zoanthids, and clam mantles

    CAPTIVE CARE - A durable fish that will accept a wide range of foods. May behave aggressively towards other pygmy angelfish. Should be the last fish added. Will browse on filamentous algae and diatoms growing on hard surfaces.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 19, 2013
    jhnrb, Nov 13, 2008