Flame Angelfish Care

Quick Statistics

Care Degree 


Color Form
Blue, Orange, Yellow

Diet plan

Reef Compatible
With Caution

Water quality
sg 1.020-1.025, 72-78 ° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4.

Max. Size.

Xmas Island, Marshall Islands.


Minimum Tank Dimension.
70 gallons.

The Flame Angelfish is a flashy addition to several aquariums. One of one of the most prominent of the dwarf angelfish, the Flame Angelfish is a vibrant red/orange shade with upright black, red stripes highlighting the body and also horizontal black, red stripes along the back sections of the blue-tipped dorsal and also anal fins.
The Flame Angelfish calls for at the very least a 70-gallon fish tank with lots of hiding places as well as live rock for grazing. The Flame Angelfish is prone to nip at stony and also soft corals reefs, sessile invertebrates, as well as clam mantles. If the Flame Angelfish is to be added to a tank with several tankmates, it needs to be the last fish introduced. The Flame Angelfish adjusts well to fish tank life; however, should be kept in an established system as well as housed with different generally established live rock and eco system. The Flame Angel is extremely sensitive to elevated degrees of copper, as well as to never ever be exposed to degrees near or above 0.15 ppm.

The flame Angelfish is hermaphroditic, really tough to breed in a fish tank, and has no distinct differences in color between man and their female counterparts.

The diet regimen of the Flame Angelfish should consist of Spirulina, aquatic algae, high-grade angelfish preparations, Hikari seaweed extreme, Hikari frozen Mysis or frozen shrimp, and various other top notch weighty products.

There are small differences in both pigmentation as well as markings of this varieties based on the place of collection. Flame Angelfish from the Central Pacific include both Marshall Islands as well as Christmas Island. Marshall Island Flame Angelfish are redder in color, with thicker black bars running vertically down the body. Xmas Island Fire Angelfish are usually red/orange pigmentation with slim black bars running vertically down the body. Flame Angelfish from Cebu are red/orange with undefined black bars as well as a color of yellow in between bars. Flame Angelfish from Tahiti are seldom collected and also are blood red in pigmentation and also have extremely little to no yellow. It is essential to keep in mind that these color summaries are a general guideline. Please expect variation amongst each fish. The rate distinctions between different ranges show the difference in collection, transport as well as importation expenditure.

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