Whitetail Pygmy Angelfish

Species information for the Whitetail Pygmy Angelfish, in the Angels category.

  1. FAMILY - Pomacanthidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Centropyge Flavicauda

    COMMON NAME - Whitetail Pygmy Angelfish

    SIZE - 3.1" (8 cm)

    RANGE - East Africa to the Marquesas and Tuamotus, north to southern Japan, and south to the Great Barrier Reef

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 30 US Gal. (114 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Macroalgae and Marine type algae foods, sponges.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Not as bad as some of the other small angels but will still nip at stony corals and clam mantles.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Can be quite aggressive to smaller fish in small tanks.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 19, 2013
    jhnrb, Nov 12, 2008