Fish Guide

Herald's Angelfish   (Centropyge heraldi)
Family: Pomacanthidae (Angelfishes)
Natural Range: Indo-Pacific Region
Depth: 16 to 295 ft.   Size: 4.75 in.   Jumps: No   Space: 30+ gal.
Reef Safe: No   Care Level: Moderate   Temperament: Aggressive
Diet: Algae, benthic invertebrates
Natural History: Herald's Angelfish is found on clear-water lagoons and outer reef slopes. It is haremic, with a male defending as many as 4 females. It is also observes singly or in pairs. Males have more angular dorsal and anal fins than females, as well as a dark patch behind their eye.
Husbandry: Herald's Angelfish can be aggressive and should be housed with other semi-aggressive species. Live rock with algae will help in the acclimation process. It will likely nip at the polyps of large-polyped stony corals.


AKA: False Lemonpeel Angelfish

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