Blueface Angel Adult (Pomacanthus xanthometopon)


Scientific Name : Euxiphipops xanthometopon

Common Names : Yellowface Angelfish

Care Level : Moderate, needs a big tank, sponge eater. It might be difficult to get them eating.

Size : Up to 15 inches (38 cm)

Life span : 10 years or longer

Water Parameters : pH 8.1 - 8.4 | Temperature 72°F - 76°F (22°C - 24°C) | SG 1.020 - 1.025 | dKH 8 - 12°

Origin / Habitat : Indo-Pacific, 5 to 25 meters, near caves and reefs

Reef Tank Safe? No - may nip at LPS, SPS and clam mantles.

Temperament / Behavior : May fight with other angelfish

Breeding : Open water egg scatterers. No reports of breeding in the home aquarium.

Aquarium Size : 220 gallon (832 liters) minimum

Tank Mates : Other large fish species. Will fight with other saltwater angelfish.

Diet / Foods : In the wild they eat sponges, tunicates and other encrusting organisms. In the home aquarium make sure there is plenty of live rock for them to graze on and there are frozen marine angelfish foods you can give them as a main diet.

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