General information on Goldflake Angelfish
The Goldflake Angelfish is a stunning goldfish with beautiful spots all over the body. The mouth of this angel is blue-colored and the fins which are black are surrounded by a stunning blue. One Goldflake Angelfish will do well in large tanks , with numerous hiding places. Once established it is possible that the Goldflake Angelfish may become territorial. It is a territorial Angelfish that is among the most secure choices among the large angels to be used in the reef aquarium and has been proven to not be averse to sessile invertebrates. It was previously a scarce Angelfish in the hobby, but is now readily available.
Goldflake Angelfish Diet & Nutrition
Goldflake angelfish are all-omnivores that feed on seaweeds, benthic algae sponges, zoobenthos, zoobenthos as well as tunicates found in wild. When in captivity a diverse diet of prepared foods is recommended for the health of this aquarium fish. It is recommended to have at least two thirds of their diet is comprised of vegetables, and preferably from live rocks that have plenty of algae growth, with the remainder of their diet comprised of tunicates, sponges and meaty foods like chopped shrimp and fish.
Goldflake Angelfish Origin
The large angelfish is found in this region of the Pacific Ocean and is widely spread throughout the Gilbert Islands to the Line Islands. They are found particularly in the areas that include Kapingamarangi Atoll (Micronesia), Canton (Kiribati), Nauru, Howland Island and Baker Island, Fanning Island and Christmas Island.