Sixbanded Angelfish

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

  1. FAMILY - Promacanthidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pomacanthus Sextriatus

    COMMON NAME - Six banded Angelfish

    SIZE - 18.1" (46 cm)

    RANGE - Eastern Indian Ocean and Western Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 180 US Gal. (681 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied diet, spirulina, marine algae, mysid and frozen shrimp, high quality marine angelfish preparations. Feed a min. of 3 times a day


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

    CAPTIVE CARE - Requires a large tank for proper maintenance, can make a grunting sound, long lived over 21 years in captivity. Provide with appropriate hiding places.

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