Fireball Angelfish (Centropyge aurantonotus)

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Centropyge aurantonotus

Centropyge aurantonotus

208 Litres (55 US G.)

6.4-7.6cm (2.5-3 ")

pH

8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

7-9 years

Family

Pomacanthidae

This animal is available captive bred



Additional names

Fireball Angelfish, Brazilian Flameback Angelfish, Flameback Pygmy Angelfish

Additional scientific names

Centropyge aurantanota, Centropyge aurantonota


Origin[edit]

Western Atlantic Ocean: Caribbean Islands to Sao Paulo, Brazil


Sexing[edit]

It is not possible to visually sex this fish.


Tank compatibility[edit]

Not necessarily reef safe, will nip at stony and soft corals.


Diet[edit]

Omnivorous


Feeding regime[edit]

Daily


Environment specifics[edit]

Does best in a mature rocky set up with plenty of hiding places.


Behaviour[edit]

A semi-aggressive Angelfish.


Identification[edit]

Often confused with the African Flameback Angelfish.

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