Clarion Angelfish (Holacanthus clarionensis)

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Clarion Angelfish

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Clarion Angelfish

Holacanthus clarionensis

416 Litres (110 US G.)

17.8-20.3cm (7-8 ")

pH

8.1 - 8.4

20-25°C (68 -77 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

10-15 years

Family

Pomacanthidae

This animal is available captive bred






Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

An aggressive fish towards other Angelfish and similar fish, keep one per tank. Do not keep with shy, smaller fish. Not reef safe.


Diet[edit | edit source]

Will accept most meaty foods such as shrimp as well as blanched vegetables and spirulina.


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

It is a very territorial fish, and should not be kept with other species of Angelfish in a small tank. However, they can be kept together in a tank large enough.


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

Mixes with suitable tankmates.


Identification[edit | edit source]

A yellow-orange angelfish with green-grey overtones. Fins have blue outlining.

Notes[edit | edit source]

It was through a program to breed this uncommon angelfish in captivity to increase availability, that the Blue-Streak Cleaner Wrasse came to accidentally be bred. The cleaner wrasses were employed to keep the angelfish parasite free, and spawned with the angelfish; the fry were indiscriminately collected, so the wrasses were raised with the angelfish.

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