Yellowbar Angelfish

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

  1. FAMILY - Pomacanthidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pomacanthus Maculosus

    COMMON NAME - Yellowbar Angelfish (Maculosus Angelfish, Map Angelfish)

    SIZE - 11.8" (30 cm)

    RANGE - Red Sea and East Africa

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 100 US Gal. (379 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Vegetable matter, meaty fare and special angelfish rations containing marine sponges. Feed min. 3 times a day.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Known to nip large polyped stony corals, some soft corals and clam mantles. With caution can be kept with small polyped stony corals and the more noxious soft corals.

    CAPTIVE CARE - No two fish are patterned alike, a very good 1st big fish choice, will feed on a variety of aquarium fare. Cannot be trusted with reef invertebrates. Can be aggressive towards passive tank mates, fish introduced after it has settled in, and other angels. More hardy than the Red Sea counterpart P.asfur

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