UK Marine Aquarium

This is a marine forum for anyone interested in keeping marine aquariums. Or just general discussions about marine aquarium
 
HomeHome  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  MemberlistMemberlist  UsergroupsUsergroups  Log in  

Share | 
 

 Orangelined Angelfish

Go down 
AuthorMessage
marine67

avatar

Posts : 95
Join date : 2007-11-17
Location : Winsford, Cheshire

PostSubject: Orangelined Angelfish   Tue Nov 20, 2007 5:11 am

Scientific Name: Centropyge eibli Common Names: Orangelined Angelfish, Eibl's Angelfish, Blacktail Angelfish Max. size: 15.0 cm TL (male/unsexed) 5.9 inches Environment: reef-associated; non-migratory; marine; depth range 10 - 30 m Climate: tropical Distribution: Indo-West Pacific = Sri Lanka to the eastern Indo-Malaya region. Morphology: Overall color is white with narrow wavy golden brown vertical stripes on the sides. Chest, base of the pectoral fin, and the outline of the operculum orange or golden brown. Caudal fin and the adjacent posterior portion of the dorsal fin black with submarginal narrow whitish blue band. Biology: Inhabits rocky areas of seaward reefs as well as rich coral areas. Feeds on algae; forms harems of 3-7 individuals. Frequently exported through the aquarium trade. Forms hybrids with Centropyge vrolikii in areas where these 2 species are sympatric, and hybrids with the C. flavissima have been recorded in the Christmas I. and Cocos-Keeling islands in the eastern Indian Ocean. Mimicked by the juveniles of the acanthurid Acanthurus tristis. Aquarium Care: Provide live rock and microaglae growth. May nip at Tridacnid clams, LPS, zoanthids, and may eat some softies. The Orangelined Angel may show aggression to smaller fish (especially in a smaller sized tank).

Back to top Go down
View user profile
 
Orangelined Angelfish
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
UK Marine Aquarium :: Visual Index-
Jump to: