Scribbled Angelfish (Chaetodontoplus duboulayi)

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Scribbled Angelfish

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Chaetodontoplus duboulayi

681 Litres (180 US G.)

20.3-27.9cm (8-11 ")

pH

8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

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



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.