This fish is found in the Indian and Pacific Oceans and can get to a maximum length of 4." It's also known as the Pearl-Scaled Angelfish because 2/3 of it's body is a silvery iridescent white, while only 1/3, the caudal area, is truly black.
Size: sm. 1 to 1 3/4"; med. 1 3/4" to 2 1/2"; lg. 2 1/2" to 4"
Tank: min. 30 gal
Temperament: Semi-Aggressive; The larger the tank, the less aggressive this fish becomes. It is also territorial.
Food: (Omnivore); Spirulina, marine algae, high-quality angelfish preparations, and mysid or frozen shrimp. It will also eat both herbivore and carnivore diets and needs live rock to graze on.
Compatibility: Does not like to live with other dwarf angelfish and may nip at zoanthids, clam mantles and less noxious polyped stony corals. Add reef with caution.