Other Eibli Angelfish Names:
Eibli's Angelfish, Red Stripe Angelfish, Blacktail Angelfish
Eibli Angelfish Scientific Name:
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Eibli Angelfish Ease of Care:
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Eibli Angelfish Temperament:
Group: Angel Fish (Angel Fishes)
Distribution: Various reefs throughout the eastern Indian Ocean
Eibli Angelfish Adult Size: 4 inches (cm)
Eibli Angelfish Minimum Tank Size:
Generally Peaceful, but will likely attack other angel fish.
Eibli Angelfish Diet & Nutrition:
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.
Eibli Angelfish Description:
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.
Eibli Angelfish Breeding & Spawning:
No known way to breed in home aquariums.
Determining Eibli Angelfish Sex:
No known way to determine visually.