General information on the Pygmy Yellowtail Angelfish
One of the tiniest members of the Centropyge Genus is the Pygmy Yellowtail Angelfish rarely grows to over 2 inches. Its face and body are predominantly blue while its Caudal Fin is white. It requires a variety of hiding spots and plenty of live rock to graze on microalgae. A poor reef dweller The Pygmy Yellowtail Angelfish is prone to nibble at soft and stony corals (sessile invertebrates) and mantles of clams. It is very aggressive and often kills the other Dwarf Angels, and harass any fish that is docile. Males and females may be kept in a single tank. The Pygmy Yellowtail Anglefish can be kept in aquariums for breeding but does not possess distinctive characteristics that distinguish males and females.
Pygmy Yellowtail Angelfish Diet & Nutrition
A omnivore, the Pygmy Yellowtail’s diet should comprise of Spirulina and marine algae. top-quality angelfish dishes that include sponge matter, brine fortified with shrimp, mysis and other meaty foods. It is recommended that they get fed twice every day.
Pygmy Yellowtail Angefish’s Origin
The presence of this species is evident in the wild is evident from East Africa, east to the Philippines from south towards Southern Japan, and south to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.