Information about Bellus Angelfish
Bellus Angelfish is the only angelfish that displays sexual dimorphism. The male is an iridescent, pale blue and white fish. It has a lower body with anal fins highlighted by horizontal blue stripes. One yellow to orange stripe extends toward the caudal and borders the dorsal fin. The female is iridescent and pale blue-black with a yellow/orange lateral stripe and dorsal fin. Bellus Angelfish can be housed in small groups, such as a male-female couple or a small harem with a few females. They are great candidates for deep-water reef aquariums. Although bellus angelfish will need to be kept in a dimly lit tank to ease their adjustment, these fishes are able to adjust to the bright lights of modern reef aquariums. Multiple hiding spots and live rock should be available for the fish to graze in. Fighting can ensue if you keep two males in one tank.
Diet of Bellus Angelfish
Bellus angelfish is a planktivore that eats zooplankton, marine algae and zooplankton. It is also known to eat bryozoans, polychaetes, and other benthic invertebrates. They will accept prepared frozen food made of mysis, brine shrimp, shellfish, and Spirulina in captivity.
Bellus Angelfish Origin Information
This species can be found in the Eastern Indian and Western Pacific Oceans. Bellus angelfishes can be found in Tahiti and Guam, Palau. Tonga, Cook Islands. Marshall Islands. Okinawa in Japan. South Indonesia. Cocos-Keeling Atoll.