Masked Angelfish Female

Species information for the Masked Angelfish Female, in the Angels category.

  1. FAMILY - Pomacanthidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Genicanthus Personatus

    COMMON NAME - Masked Angelfish

    SIZE - 8.2" (21 cm)

    RANGE - Hawaiian Islands

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 135 US Gal (511 L) Temp. 70 - 75 F (21 - 24 c)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Fresh clams, fresh tuna flesh, live (tiny) shrimp, small mask angels may feed aquarium fare more easily.

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 4

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Usually not aggressive, In natural habitat feeds on benthic macroalgae, diatoms, detritus, crustaceans, hydrozoans, fish lavae, fish eggs, and fish scales. Add to reef with caution.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Note lower temperatures, usually not aggressive, only one male to a tank with several females. Often reluctant to eat.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 14, 2013
    jhnrb, Nov 16, 2008
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