Vermiculated Angelfish

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

  1. FAMILY - Pomacanthidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Chaetodontoplus Mesoleucus

    COMMON NAME - Vermiculated Angelfish (Singapore Angelfish)

    SIZE - 6.7" (17 CM )

    RANGE - Western Pacific

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

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Frozen preparations with spiulina and algae, mysid shrimp, fresh or frozen shrimp finely shaved. Feed 3 times a day.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Moderate risk to large polyped stony corals. May eat soft coral polyps and nip at zoanthids.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Difficult to keep, prone to not feeding. Provide a tank setting in a quiet place, plenty of hiding spaces, and non aggressive tankmates. Live rock and good crop of Macroalgae is a plus.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 14, 2013
    jhnrb, Nov 17, 2008