Rusty Angelfish

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

  1. FAMILY - Pomacanthidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Centropyge Ferrugatus

    COMMON NAME - Rusty Angelfish

    SIZE - 3.9" (10cm)

    RANGE - South Philippines , North to Taiwan, Ryukyus, Fonin Islands, and southern Japan. (Unverified reports off Okinawa).

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 30 US gal. (114 L) (70 - 81 degrees F (21 - 27 C)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Algae, detritus, coral polyps, sponges, and minute snails. Will eat most anything provided. Not a real fussy eater. Will also pick at substrate.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - May damage sessile invertebrates

    CAPTIVE CARE - Not overly aggressive, will tolerate some neglect. More than one can be kept if introduced at the same time, however, make sure only one male per tank.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 21, 2013
    jhnrb, Nov 12, 2008