Coral Beauty (Centropyge bispinosus)
Family: Pomacanthidae (Angelfishes)
Natural Range: Indian and Pacific Ocean
Depth: 10 to 197 ft. Size: 4 in. Jumps: No Space: 30+ gal.
Reef Safe: No Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Algae, detritus, fish feces
Natural History: The Coral Beauty is found in lagoons, reef faces, and reef slopes, usually in areas with a high density of coral. It is haremic and one male may defend up to 5 females. This species exhibits considerable color variation from solid blue to white.
Husbandry: The Coral Beauty is a popular and hardy angelfish. It is generally hardy and will usually feed shortly after introduction to a tank. It will nip at corals and is probably not suitable for a reef aquarium. It is not as aggressive as other species of angels.
Reproduction: The Coral Beauty usually spawns in low areas of coral-rich habitats, often near the edge of a reef.
AKA: Twospined Angelfish, Dusky Angelfish
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