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Runt 09-04-2002 09:42 AM

Indian Yellow-Tail Angel/Apolemichthys xanthurus
 
Also known as the Singapore Angel Fish

Maintenance difficulty:
This fish is moderately difficult to keep.

Maintenance:
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:
Found in the western Indian Ocean around Mauritius, Sri Lanka and the east coast of India. Commonly at depths of 5-20 meters (16-66 ft.).

Foods:
See 'maintenance' above.

Social Behaviors:
Can be found singly, in pairs, or small groups.

Sexual differences:
Unknown.

Light: Recommended light levels:
No special requirements.

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

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

Length/Diameter of fish:
Adults can grow to 15 cm (6 inches).

Minimum Tank Length/Size:
A minimum 30 gallon aquarium is recommended.

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

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

Availability:
This fish is generally available from time to time.

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