Scribbled Angelfish (Chaetodontoplus duboulayi)

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Scribbled Angelfish

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Chaetodontoplus duboulayi

Easy

sg

1.02 - 1.025

pH

8.1 - 8.4

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::78 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

9-18 years

Family

Pomacanthidae

This animal is available captive bred



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Additional names

Duboulay's Angelfish


Origin

Northern Australia and parts of Indonesia, southward to Lord Howe Island.

Sexing

Females lack the namesake scribbled pattern on the body.

Tank compatibility

Peaceful; can get bullied, so be careful with tank-mate selection.

Diet

Will eat algae, shrimp, and other meaty items; may nip at corals, and clam mantles.

Feeding regime

Daily

Environment Specifics

Fish only is typically recommended, as it is known to nip corals, and clam mantles. A reef is feasible if you can find a way to make it work.

Behaviour

Peaceful. Can be easily bullied

Identification

Has a yellow head, with a black band down the eyes. Fins are blue with scribbling. Body is black, with only the males having the namesake scribble on it.