Flagfin Angelfish

The Flagfin Angelfish, also referred to as the Threespot Angelfish, is a brilliant yellow with blue lips, a dark blue-black dorsal spot where the head joins the body, and a light tan spot behind the eye.

 

Provide plenty of other hiding places in a 125 gallon tank or larger as the Flagfin Angelfish is quite shy early on and should be the only angel in the tank. Not a good reef dweller, the Flagfin Angelfish is prone to nip at sessile invertebrates (soft and stony corals) and clam mantles.

 

This is a difficult angelfish to keep due to its dietary requirement of sponges and its poor ability to adapt to other foods. Expert aquarists may have success by providing a mixed fare of sponge-containing frozen angelfish rations, vitamin-enriched brine shrimp, mysis shrimp, a plethora of plant material, and live rock for grazing and hiding.

 

Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 2" to 2-3/4"; Small/Medium: 2-3/4" to 3-1/4"; Medium: 3-1/4" to 4"; Medium/Large: 4" to 5"; Large: 5" to 7"

  • Quick Stats

    Care Level:  Difficult

    Temperament:  Semi-aggressive

    Color Form:  Black, Blue, Yellow

    Diet:  Omnivore

    Reef Compatible:  No

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

    Max. Size:  10"

    Origin:  Fiji, Indonesia, Maldives, Vanuatu

    Family:  Pomacanthidae

    Minimum Tank Size:  125 gallons 

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