Koran Angelfish (Pomacanthus semicirculatus)
Family: Pomacanthidae (Angelfishes)
Natural Range: Indian Ocean, Indo-Pacific Region, Western Pacific Ocean
Depth: 3 to 130 ft. Size: 13.5 in. Jumps: No Space: 135+ gal.
Reef Safe: No Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Caution
Diet: Algae, sponges, tunicates, isopods
Natural History: The Koran Angelfish is found on reef faces and slopes in areas of dense coral growth. This species is observed to quickly retreat when threatened. Adults and juveniles are observed singly and both are timid. Adults are observed in recesses and caves. Juveniles and adults differ markedly in coloration.
Husbandry: The Koran Angelfish is considered hardy. It is reported to feed on a wide variety of aquarium fare, from flake to frozen foods. Juveniles and adults are reported to be aggressive with other similarly-colored species. The Koran Angelfish is reported to feed on red slime algae in aquaria.
AKA: Semicircle Angelfish
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