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Bicolour Angelfish
Alternative Name(s): Oriole Angelfish
Scientific Name(s): Centropyge bicolour
Category: Marine Fish
Difficulty:
Maximum Size: 15cms
Minimum Tank Volume: 210 litres
Minimum Tank Size: 46 Gallons
Water Temperature Range: 24-28°C

General Information: A blue and yellow Angelfish, ideal for a community marine tank. Generally an insecure fish that prefers to hide in boltholes. Provide hiding places for this pretty specimen.
Tank Requirements: SALINITY SG: 1.022 - 1.026
Diet Requirements: Varied diet, including frozen preparations containing algae, as well as mysid shrimp. Feed 2-3 times daily unless the aquarium has a healthy microalgae growth.
Compatibility: Add with caution. Often nip polyped stony corals, soft corals, zoanthids and some clams. In larger tanks, will live with another species of Angelfish.
Recommendations: Add one per aquarium or a pair simultaneously. Once thought to be hard to keep in captivity, they do particularly well in a tank with an established live rock system for constant grazing opportunities.
Common Problems: Keep an eye on your reef if you value it!
Similar Species: Other Angelfish
Sexing:
Breeding: No information available on captive breeding. Net caught fish survive longer than drug caught fish. Fortunately, drugs are used much less now.
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