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Koran Angelfish Semicirculatus/Pomacanthus semicirculatus

Like many angelfish the semicirculatus changes color when it enters adulthood. As a juvenile it is colored dark blue with lighter blue edging and white semicircular markings. As an adult the color turns gray to light yellow with darker spots. It grows to a maximum of 15 inches (380 mm) in the aquarium.

Maintenance difficulty:
This fish is hard to keep.

It is important that you feed angelfish all kinds of live, frozen, and prepared formula foods. Best to feed small amounts several times a day. A good formula that can be made at home consists of mussels, shrimp, squid, and spinach.

Habitat: Natural geographic location:
Queensland, Western Australia, New South Wales, and New Guinea. Also common in the Indian Ocean from South Africa, the Red Sea, and Sri Lanka eastward to Indonesia and the Western Pacific from New caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa, northward to Japan. It is found at depths less than 25 meters (82 ft.).

Natural Foods:
Meaty foods and greenstuffs. A grazer.

Social Behaviors:
Adults are generally solitary. In the aquarium they are not aggressive, a good community fish especially when young.

Sexual differences:

Light: Recommended light levels:
No special requirements.

Not accomplished in captivity. See Breeding Marine Fish page for a description of how they reproduce in the wild.

No special requirements. Normal temperatures for marine fish lies between 75 and 79 degrees.

Length/Diameter of fish:
Adults can grow to 30 cm (12 inches).

Minimum Tank Length/Size:
A minimum 75 gallon aquarium is recommended.

Water Movement: Weak, Moderate, Strong
No special requirements.

Water Region: Top, Middle, Bottom
No special requirements.

This fish is readily available and is moderately expensive.


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