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|White Tail Pygmey Angel|
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- White Tail Pygmey Angel
Blue/black with dark orange head. Anal fin with bluish white band on the edge.
Can look similar to some damselfishes.
Likely to spend most of its time within the rock structure. Can swim quite quickly in and out of the rock. Can harrass others, especially around feeding.
Recommend minimum 3 foot tank. While most of it's time is spent in and out of the rocks, it can be a very fast swimmer.
No special requirements, but substantial flow to accomidate for movement through rock structure.
No special requirements.
Feeding of meaty foods (brine/mysis shrimp). Will graze on live rock.
Reasonable fast growth rate to maximum ~8cm.
Things that adversely effect it, such as bacterial infections, parasites etc.
Can be aggressive to other centropyge species. If more than one they should be introduced together with 1 large(adult), all others small(juv).
Should not be housed with large predator fish such as Scorpionfish
Likely to nip at corals and clam mantles
Not likely to bother invertebrates
Centropyge species have spawned in home aquarium. Larva are difficult to raise.
Reefs of depths 10-60m
Some additional notes on it that don't fit in the above sections.
- Centropyge flavicauda - FishBase
- The Pygmy Angelfishes by James Fatherree - Reefkeeping Magazine
- What a Darling Little Angel: The Genus Centropyge by Henry Schultz - Reefkeeping Magazine