Blue Angelfish (Holacanthus bermudensis)
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946 Litres (250 US G.)
40-45 cm (15.7-17.7")
8.1 - 8.4
22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)
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- Blue Angelfish, Bermuda Angelfish
Additional scientific names
- Holacanthus ciliaris bermudensis, Holacanthus isabelita, Angelichthys isabelita
- Western Atlantic, from Bermuda, Bahamas and off southern Florida, USA to the Gulf of Mexico, including Yucatan, Mexico
- Difficult to tell as juveniles. Male adults are somewhat larger then females.
- Best housed with tank-mates that are a energetic as this fish
- It will take most foods including pellets, live and frozen foods.
- Feed once or twice a day.
- Reef tank; may nip at clams, and corals.
- Compatible with most peaceful fish of equal size as a juvenile. As it grows, it will become more aggressive and territorial.
- Large angelfish with elongated dorsal and anal fins. Blue/brown body and the soft parts of dorsal and anal fins and caudal fins with wide yellow margins. The pelvic fins are bright yellow, and the pectorals are blue basally, clear distally, with a broad yellow band separating the two colours.
Notes[edit | edit source]
- This species can hybridise with the Queen Angelfish. Resulting hybrids are called Townsend's Angelfish.
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- Fishbase (Mirrors: )