Lamarck Angelfish (Genicanthus lamarck)
Family: Pomacanthidae (Angelfishes)
Natural Range: West Pacific, Indian Ocean
Depth: 33 to 141 ft. Size: 9 in. Jumps: No Space: 75+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Easy Temperament: Caution
Diet: Algae, zooplankton, copepods, tunicates, fish eggs, bristleworm larvae
Natural History: The Lamarck's Angelfish is found in a variety of reef habitats. It is observed on reef slopes and flats, sometimes in turbid waters. Adults are found in groups of males and females, with considerable male-male aggression.
Husbandry: The Lamarck's Angelfish is hardy and generally begins feeding shortly after acclimation begins. Males may be particularly aggressive while females are generally docile. This species will likely pick on other planktivore tankmates.
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