Bicolor Angelfish

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COMMON NAME: Bicolor Angelfish

OTHERS: Oriole Angelfish

SCIENTIFIC: Centropyge bicolor (Bloch, 1787)

ADULT SIZE: 5.9 in (15cm)

NATURAL LOCATIONS: Indo-Western Pacific

MINIMUM AQUARIUM SIZE: 55 gal. (208L).

SOCIAL: Not too aggressive with other fish.

DISTICTIVE CHARACTERISTICS: Two Colors, Yellow on the front half and tail. Purple-Blue on the rear half and on patch above eye.

DIET: Spirulina and marine algae, as well as mysid shrimp and other high-quality meaty foods. Feed 2-3 times daily if there is no microalgae growth.

REEF AQUARIUM BEHAVIOR: Will often nip the following: large-polyped stony corals, zoanthids, tridacnid calm mantles, and soft corals.

CARE IN CAPTIVITY: Can be kept with others. You can have more than one if you add them at the same time..

(Information provided from a wide range of fish manuals and guides, including web sources)
 

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