Multibarred Angelfish

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

  1. FAMILY - Pomacanthidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Paracentropyge Multifasciata

    COMMON NAME - Multibarred angelfish (Manybanded angelfish)

    SIZE - 4.7" (12 cm)

    RANGE - Eastern Indian, Western, and South Pacific oceans

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 55 US Gal. (208 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied diet, vitamin enriched brine shrimp, finely chopped crustacean flesh, mysid shrimp, frozen preparations for angelfishes and herbivores. Possibly microalgae, detritus, and live sponges growing on live rock. Feed at least 3 times a day


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - May nip large polyped stony coral. Will not bother most soft corals.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Difficult to feed, difficult to acclimate, may not feed, reduced light levels and rocky hiding places will help adaptation to aquarium life, only one per tank, house with non aggressive tank mates.

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