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Red Stripe Angelfish

Greek Name: Centropyge eibli

$64.99

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Red Stripe Angelfish Red Stripe Angelfish is known by many names , including the Eibl’s Anglefish, Eibl’s Pygmy Angelfish Orangelined Angelfish, Blacktail Angelfish along with Eibl’s Dwarf Angel. The body of the fish is luminous by a series of vertical, evenly spaced red to orange stripes. The back on the body, as well as the caudal fin are black. A bright blue-blue sapphire stripe lines the fin at its caudal.

Red Stripe Angelfish requires a 70-gallon or larger tank with plenty of live rock to hide and for grazing. It is known to be gentle the Red Stripe Angelfish can become more assertive once it has established itself. It is not a fan of being housed with other dwarf angelfish. It will occasionally nibble at sessile invertebrates or mantles of clams.

It’s very challenging to reproduce in aquariums and there aren’t any distinct features that can distinguish males and females.

Dietary requirements of Red Stripe Angelfish should include Spirulina as well as marine algae mysis or frozen shrimp as well as other meaty foods.

Approximate Size of Purchase 1″ to 1″ to 1-3/4″ Medium: 1″ to 1-3/4″ up to 2 1/2″ Large 2 1/2″ up to 41/2″

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Care Level

Moderate

Temperament

Semi-aggressive

Color Form

Black, White

Diet

Omnivore

Reef Compatible

With Caution

Water Conditions

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

Max Size

6"

Origin

Indonesia, Sri Lanka

Family

Pomacanthidae

Minimum Tank

70 gallons

Description

Red Stripe Angelfish Information

Red Stripe Angelfish requires a 70-gallon or bigger aquarium that has plenty of live rock to hide and for grazing. The fish is generally friendly and gentle, the Red Stripe Angelfish can become more assertive once it has established itself. It is not a fan of being kept in a secluded area in a group with others Dwarf Angels. It will occasionally nibble at sessile invertebrates or mantles that are clams.

It’s very hard to create breeding populations in an aquarium and there are no distinct traits that distinguish males and females.

 

Red Stripe Angelfish Diet

Dietary requirements of Red Stripe Angelfish should include Spirulina and marine algae mysis, or frozen shrimp as well as other meaty foods.

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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