Yellow Angelfish


The Yellow Angelfish from the Cook Islands is also known as the False Lemonpeel Angelfish, and is completely bright yellow in color. They resemble the Lemonpeel Angelfish with the exception of the blue markings around the eyes and the edges of the fins.

The Yellow Angelfish requires a 30 gallon or larger aquarium with hiding places and large amounts of live rock for grazing. In the reef aquarium, this species may nip at large-polyped stony corals, some soft coral polyps, and clam mantles.

The diet of the Yellow Angelfish should include Spirulina, marine algae, high-quality angelfish preparations, mysis or frozen shrimp, and other meaty items.

Quick Stats:
Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Reef Compatible: With Caution
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, sg 1.020-1.025, pH 8.1-8.4, dKH 8-12
Max. Size: 4"
Color Form: Yellow
Diet: Omnivore
Origin: Indo-Pacific
Family: Pomacanthidae

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terry taylor July 22, 2010 at 9:01 am

my yellow dwarf angel is doing well it eats krill brine shrimp flakefoods i havent had any cons with it so far i recommended live rock algae brine shrimp krill. i think this fish is captive bred i know some say they rnt but i got this fish and it was captive bred .i think captive breds do better in aquariums than wild caught fish

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