General information regarding Multibar Angelfish
This species is an elongated species of small angelfish. It has a white base color and eight vertical black bars which turn yellowish ventrally as it increases to 12 centimeters. The juveniles have fewer bars and have a distinct dorsal fin ocellus which fades as they grow. It is typically found to be found in caves and crevices on the reef’s outer slopes. They are located in depths ranging from 20 and 70 m.
Multibar Angelfish Diet & Nutrition
They take in sponges, algae tunicates, algae, and benthic invertebrates as well as small crustaceans. They are often be observed foraging upside down in caves’ ceilings. In captivity, they can be secluded with a diet of frozen and cooked food items like pellets of fish food or the flakes of Artemia, Mysis, mussels and fresh oysters.
Multibar Angelfish Origin
Paracentropyge multifasciatus are found in a broad geographic distribution throughout the Pacific Ocean, and into the Indian Ocean peripheries. Particularly in the area of Cocos-Keeling atoll and the Society Islands, ranging north to the Yaeyama Islands and south to the Great Barrier Reef.