Shepards Angelfish

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

  1. FAMILY - Pomacanthidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Centropyge Shepardi

    COMMON NAME - Shepards Angelfish

    SIZE - 4.7" (12cm)

    RANGE - Marianas and Bonin Islands. May sometimes be seen at Izu Islands, Southern Japan.

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 55 gal, (72 - 81 deg. F) (22-27deg. C)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Lots of greens. Sprulina, mysis, meaty marine fare, frozen fomula two algae cubes.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Can be a threat to soft and stony corals as well as clam mantles

    CAPTIVE CARE - A hardy fish that can be very aggressive once fully acclimated towards more docile species, especially those with similar form or color, in smaller tanks.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 21, 2013
    jhnrb, Nov 11, 2008