Black Nox Angelfish

Greek Name: Centropyge nox



The Black Nox Angelfish, also called The Midnight Angelfish, is uniformly black across its entire body.
It will require at minimum 70 gallon tanks with plenty of hiding places. This Black Nox Angelfish should be the only angelfish that is dwarf that is in your tank. It’s not a good reef dweller, and it could consume soft coral polyps mantles of clams, as well as Zoanthids.


It’s extremely hard to raise a breeding in aquariums and does not show any distinct distinction in color from males and females.


Diet of Black Nox Angelfish should include Spirulina and marine algae mysis shrimp, as well as other meaty foods, as well as live rock to eat.


Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 1″ to 1-3/4″; Medium: 1-3/4″ to 2-1/2″; Large: 2-1/2″ to 4-1/2″

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Care Level




Color Form




Reef Compatible

With Caution

Water Conditions

sg 1.020-1.025, 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4

Max Size






Minimum Tank

70 gallons


General information regarding Black Nox Angelfish

The Black Nox Angelfish is black uniformly throughout all of it’s body. This Black Nox Angelfish should be the only small angelfish that is in your home aquarium. It’s not a very good fish for reefs and can consume soft coral polyps, clam mantles, and zoanthids.


Black Nox Angelfish Diet & Nutrition
Midnight Angelfishes are omnivores like other types of angelfishes. They mostly feed on algae. Tank feeding should consist of spirulina-like algae, marine mysis shrimp, algae with other fleshy creatures like brine or krill, as well as live rocks that contain algae to graze. It is recommended to feed the tank at least 2 or 3 times per day to maintain an immune system that is healthy.


Black Nox Angelfish Origin
Centropyge nox is widespread coral-rich areas in the outlying reefs in western Pacific beginning from Ryukus Island of Japan to Indonesia and in the Solomon Islands, the Great Barrier Reef, New Caledonia and Micronesia.

Additional information


Large, Medium, Small

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