Passer Angelfish

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

  1. FAMILY - Pomacanthidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Holacanthus Passer

    COMMON NAME - Passer Angelfish (King Angelfish)

    SIZE - 14.2" (36 cm)

    RANGE - Tropical Eastern Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 100 US Gal. (379 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - A sponge feeder, aquarium foods, vegetable matter, meaty fare, special angelfish rations containing marine sponges. Feed 3 times a day


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Will damage sessile invertebrates, stony and soft corals, and clam mantles.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Can be very aggressive, Can be kept with other fish(damselfishes, hawkfishes, surgeonfishes, eels, triggerfishes) in a large tank if introduced as the last fish, Do not keep with passive fish (athias, batfishes, tilefishes, butterflyfishes, or sedentary predators.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 13, 2013
    jhnrb, Nov 20, 2008