Multicolor angelfish

Species information for the Multicolor angelfish, in the Angels category.

  1. FAMILY - Pomacanthidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Centropyge Multicolor

    COMMON NAME - Multicolor Angelfish

    SIZE - 3.5" (9 cm)

    RANGE - Belau to Society Islands, south to Fiji and Raro-Tonga.

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

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied diet that includes ample amounts of plant material (prepared frozen foods with spirulina, and dried sheets of algae).


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Can be belligerent towards other pygmy angelfishes, athias, butterflyfishes, and fairy wrasses. With caution can be kept with dottybacks, damselfishes, surgeonfishes, larger angelfishes, and less aggressive triggerfishes. Known to pick at some stony and soft corals.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Has been captive bred and raised. Very sensitive to copper based medications. Needs plenty of hiding places, reduced illumination.

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