Flameback Angelfish (Centropyge acanthops)
Species Information Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Semi-agressive Diet: Omnivore Reef Compatible: With Caution Max. Size: 3 inches Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallons Approximate Purchase Size: ½ to 1 inches
Notes: The Flameback Angelfish is also known as the African Pygmy Angelfish, Jumping Bean Angelfish or Orangeback Angelfish.
The Flameback Angelfish is one of the most striking of pygmy angels. It has a bright orange to yellow back that fades into a deep blue almost purple. has striking contrasts of blue and orange-yellow colors.
To be successful with the Flameback Angelfish it is suggested you have a well-established 55 gallon or larger tank with plenty of live rock for haiding and grazing. It should be fed a diet of Spirulina, dried seaweed and meaty foods, such as mysis.
The Flameback Angel is relatively laid back as far as other fish, however it may nip at some corals.
Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided.