General information regarding Asfur Angelfish
The Asfur Angelfish originated in the Red Sea, but also located in the Indo-Pacific The Asfur is a fish with an emerald-blue/purple dark body and face that is black, with a tail that is yellow, as well as a dominant yellow crescent that runs across it vertically. Sometimes, it is mistaken for the Pomacanthus maculosus The Asfur Angelfish has a bright yellow tail. Like other Pomacanthus species, the color of the juvenile is different from that of the adult. A shy fish that performs best when kept separately from other Asfurs due in part to territorial behaviour The Asfur Angel requires an enormous tank with plenty of hiding spots and live rock to graze. The Asfur Angelfish tends to nip at stony and soft corals (sessile invertebrates) and clam mantles however, it is possible to keep small polyped stony corals as well as some soft corals that are noxious.
Asfur Angelfish Diet & Nutrition
Asfur Angelfish Pomacanthus asfur eats predominantly on sponges and tunicates. They are large and omnivores and can consume diverse diets that include sponges, with a small amount of tunicates, algae, bryozoans, and hydroids.
Asfur Angelfish Origin
The species is widespread throughout its range of habitats in the Western Indian Ocean, Red Sea as well as the Gulf of Aden, then southwards into Zanzibar to Tanzania.