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This Eibli Angelfish data sheet gives you basic information about the common names, scientific names and water parameters required by this species. In addition, you can find Eibli Angelfish information such as diet, determining sex, breeding, distribution and compatibility.
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Eibli Angelfish (Centropyge eibli)

 

Scientific Name: Centropyge eibli

 

Alt Scientific Name:

 

Common Name: Eibli Angelfish

 

Alt Common Name: Eibli's Angelfish, Red Stripe Angelfish, Blacktail Angelfish

 

Group: Angel Fish (Angel Fishes)

 

Family: Pomacanthidae

 

Distribution: Various reefs throughout the eastern Indian Ocean

 

Adult Size: 4 inches (10.2cm)

 

Minimum Tank Size: 40 gallons

 

Temperament: Generally Peaceful, but will likely attack other angel fish.

 

Care Difficulty: 5/10

   
Very Easy
Moderate
Very Difficult

 

Reef Safety Score : 2/3

   
Not Safe
High Risk
Low Risk
Reef Safe

 

Temperature Range: 75°F - 82°F

     
74
76
78
80
82
84

 

pH Range: 8.1 - 8.4

     
7.8
8.0
8.2
8.4
8.6
8.8

 

Salinity Range (specific gravity): 1.02 - 1.027

     
1.016
1.020
1.024
1.028
1.032
1.036

 

Diet Information: Omnivorous - A varied diet is key to the health and longevity of the Eibli's Angelfish. Diet should include flake foods, pellet foods, frozen omnivourous foods, sheets of nori and mysis shrimp.

 

Additional Information : The Eibli's Angelfish is one of the more reef safe angel fishes. With that being said, it is still an angelfish and may nip at corals and sessile invertebrates. For this reason we have classified the Eibli's Angelsfish as Low Risk for reef safety. If you decide to add an Eibli's Angelfish to your reef tank, check often for nipped corals. Typically if this fish is fed well it will be a model citizen.

The Eibli's Angelfish has a light gray body with a black tail. Often the tips of the fins will be a vibrant blue color. The Eibli's Angelfish also has vertical orange stripes on it's sides and a yellow or orange color to it's pelvic fins.

 

Tank Mate Compatibility : The Eibli's Angelfish is typically a good community fish. Do not place with more aggressive fishes.

 

Breeding Information: No known way to breed in home aquariums.

 

Determining Sex: No known way to determine visually.

 

Primary Area in Tank: All over.

 

 

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