Flameback Angefish Species Description
This fierce little gem is among the smallest members of Centropyge family. All the dwarf-dwarf or Pygmy Angelfish belonging to the Centropyge species are among the hardiest of the whole Angelfish family. They’re very like in appearance and color with the Brazilian Flameback Angelfish (Centropyge aurantonotus). The main difference is the yellow, light colored caudal fin of African Flameback Angelfish. These fish are the best for reef tanks in the genus, however caution should be taken when introducing them into tanks with brains that are meaty corals, such as Cynarina spp. or Trachyphyllia spp. African Flameback Angelfish are not famous for picking at mantles from clams but caution is recommended. They can occasionally defend or chase their territory against other non-sessile vertebrates such as crabs or shrimp, but they will generally leave these invertebrates unharmed.
Flameback Angefish Diet
African Flameback Angelfish can accept frozen and prepared food items, both prepared and frozen. It is preferential to provide frozen mysis shrimp as well as Spirulina algae in the event that it is the case that the African Flameback Angelfish is not kept in a stable aquarium that has live rock.